Central Texas Heroes: Chad Hundley

Waco A Whitney graduate says he owes his success in the U.S. Navy to his upbringing in Central Texas.

U.S. Navy Aircrewman Chad Hundley

Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two is based in Norfolk, Virginia and Airman Chad Hundley is a naval aircrewman.

His squadron is known as the Fleet Angels, flying MH-60S helicopters known as "Knighthawks."

Members of the Fleet Angels support special operations forces and conduct combat search and rescue missions around the world among other duties.

As an aircrewman Hundley is responsible for rescue swimming and providing emergency services during missions.

The 2013 Whitney High School graduate says he can do it because hard work and physical fitness have always been part of his routine.

Hundley is following in the footsteps of his grandfather and says he's proud to be part of something that does so much good.