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Saluting MA2 Dwayne Shepard Jr.

Tuesday's Service Salute was sent in by Monica Shepard who wanted to honor MA2 Dwayne Shepard Jr. A big thank you to to Dwayne for his service to our country and big thank you to Monica for being a part of our Service Salute.

Saluting SPC Robert Fino for Service Salute

Monday's Service Salute was sent in by Athena Fino who wanted to honor her husband, Specialist Robert Fino.      

Yummy dishes you can make in the comfort of your own home

Chef Carlos Marrufo from Landry's Seafood joined us Friday on NewsChannel 9 Today for our Let's Cook El Paso segment. Want to cook what he made? Here's the recipe: Chicken and Sausage Pappardelle

A second time salute to this first lieutenant

Friday's Service Salute was sent in by Martha Lopez. She wanted to honor her nephew, First Lieutenant Angel Alegre who is on his second tour in Afghanistan.

Fun events in our community brought to you by Destination El Paso

Thursday Chamber Music Festival 2014: Bach's Lunch January 30 12 p.m. El Paso Museum of Art Free

Will It Work: WaxVac

In Wednesday's Will It Work segment, we are tested out the WaxVac. Makers of the product claim it is the safe and effective way to clean and dry your ears. Watch the video and find out, will it work?

Honoring SSG Jon Luna for Service Salute

Wednesday's Service Salute was sent in by Grace Ortiz. She wanted to honor her cousin, SSG Jon Luna. Grace told us that their family is very proud of him and misses him.

A special salute from a niece to her uncle

Tuesday's Service Salute was sent in by Jackie Gomez. She wanted to honor her uncle, SFC Victor Perches. Jackie told us her uncle is a Sergeant Audie Murphy member. Only 1% of Army service members receive this award.

A special salute to a veteran and an active service member

Monday's Service Salute was sent in by Ryan Hall. He wanted to honor his cousin-in-law John Pabon.

Congratulations to the Tibuni family who are expecting their first child!

In Friday's Service Salute, we honored the Tibuni family. This is Marine SGT Leonel Tibuni who is stationed in Virginia Beach and his wife, Jessica Tibuni.

Several local events happening that you don't want to miss

FRIDAY - SUNDAY El Paso Spring Home Show January 24 - January 26 El Paso Convention Center Adults: $5.95 Seniors (62+), Military: $4.95 Children 12 and under: Free.

Thank you to Corporal Freeman for serving our country

Thursday's Service Salute was sent in by Gabriel Houston. The picture is of Corporal Marcus Freeman taken the day of his deployment to Afghanistan.

Will It Work: Better Strainer (it's hilarious)

As part of our Will It Work segment on NewsChannel 9 Today, we're testing out the Better Strainer!

Saluting a PFC from a proud wife

Wednesday's Service Salute was sent in by Brittney Aybar who wanted to honor her husband PFC Zachary Urbas. Brittney said, "We are so proud of you, honey." Thank you both for being part of Service Salute.

Big thanks to SGT Megan Mascio

Tuesday's Service Salute was sent in by Barbara Hanley. She wanted to honor SGT Megan Mascio who is currently stationed at Fort Bliss.