Stanley James Postol grew up in Remsen. The son of Stanley and Lillian Postol joined the U.S. Army in 1970.
During his six years of service to his country, Jim trained in South Carolina, was stationed at Ft. Knox, Kentucky, and served in the Vietnam Conflict. During his time in Vietnam, he served with the Armored Reconnaissance in the Second of the First Cavalry.
In 1974, Jim married Joyce Rickard. They live in Cold Brook, and have two children and three grandchildren.
Eyewitness News salutes you, Jim Postol, we're proud to have you as our Hometown Hero.