"Salute to Those Who Serve" at Country Jam

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- The 30th anniversary of Country Jam runs through Saturday.

Country Jam military and first responder night

Thursday night, Country Jam celebrated military and first responder night with a "Salute To Those Who Serve" program.

A local marine was honored with the "Hometown Hero" award presented by Jake Leinenkugel.

Leinenkugel is the chairman of the COVER Commission on VA mental health care.

The night also included a missing man fly-over and other tributes.

Proceeds from Thursday night's fundraising events at Country Jam will go to the Veterans Tribute Trail, which is now expected to be constructed in Altoona.