VFW program recognizes deploying troops

Cannon Connections: Argen Duncan Attendees at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9515 “Hail and Farewell” event Friday listen to a speaker. Once a month since January, the local VFW post has been recognizing Cannon Air Force Base 27th Special Operations Support Squadron personnel who are deploying or have returned from deployment. Argen Duncan The […]

VFW recognizing deploying troops

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Argen Duncan The Portales Veterans of Foreign Wars post is honoring deploying and returning airmen with a monthly ceremony. VFW Post 9515 is the only one in the state to hold “Hail and Farewell” celebrations, although it’s a nationally supported program, said Ladies Auxiliary President Debbie Welch. The VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary come together […]

AEF 7/8 around the corner

Col. Jeff Harrell As we begin the month of August, many of you will be preparing for the upcoming air and space expeditionary force [AEF] 7/8 deployment. Some of you will be deploying for the first time. For others, it will be just the latest addition to many tours of service around the world. Either […]