Local veteran surprised with free car

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

A combat wounded veteran was surprised with a new car at the Wichita State basketball game Saturday.

Retired Army Sergeant David Stack was recognized as a Chevrolet “Everyday Hero” for his service to our country during a presentation at the Wichita State Shockers. To his surprise Stack was also handed keys to a 100 percent payment-free Chevrolet Trax.

The Hometown Chevy Dealers partnered with Wichita State University to create the special night.

Stack was born and raised in Wichita. He joined the United States Army in 2003 to serve his country and live with purpose and dedication. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan. It was during this deployment that he sustained combat-related injuries. Now, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Angela, and their two children.

During his time in the Army, Stack was awarded many medals for his bravery and service to our country, including the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal and more.

“It is important for us as local dealers to be active contributors in our local communities,” Sean Tarbell, President of the Hometown Chevy Dealers said in a statement. “This presentation is about honoring one of our local heroes who has sacrificed so much to provide us our freedom. Through great partners like GallantFew and local Chevy dealerships around the country, we can honor brave heroes, tell their stories and promote the Foundation so it can continue to help veterans in need.”

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