Veteran of the Week: Nehamon Lyons, IV

Published 4:29 pm Tuesday, January 22, 2019

By MELANIE POOLE / Special to the Reporter

The Veteran of the Week is sponsored by the National Veterans Shrine and Register of Honor at the American Village — honoring America’s veterans and telling the stories of their service and sacrifice for the cause of liberty.

Nehamon Lyons, IV is being recognized as Veteran of the Week. (Contributed)

“The American Village is pleased to join the Shelby County Reporter in recognizing Nehamon Lyons, IV as Veteran of the Week,” American Village founder and CEO Tom Walker said. “He is representative of the hundreds of thousands of Alabamians who have risked it all for the sake of our country and its freedom. To all veterans we owe a debt we can never fully repay.”

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Here are highlights about this week’s Veteran of the Week: Nehamon Lyons, IV was born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, in 1971. He graduated from Dollarway High School in Arkansas in 1989 and moved to Mobile in 1990, where he attended the University of South Alabama. Nehamon enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1997. His first assignment was on the U.S.S. Gettysburg. In 2001 he transferred to the Pentagon as an Operations Specialist, 2nd Class. He was among those who gave their lives for their country on September 11, 2001, at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.