Destroyer commissioning honors MOH recipient

U.S. Navy photo: Petty Officer 1st Class Martin Cuaron The USS Jason Dunham enters its home port in Florida’s Port Everglades Harbor. The ship is named after Marine Corps Cpl. Jason L. Dunham, who was mortally wounded by insurgents in Iraq in April 2004 and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor. By Donna Miles: […]

Military feature: Portales woman served on Navy destroyer

l4t481-l4t45k630navyvetweb.jpg

By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer A Portales woman who works at the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post served aboard a ship bombing Baghdad and traveled around the world during her time in the U.S. Navy. Christine Scharle, a Socorro native, was in the Navy from 2000-2004, and said it was a good experience. […]