“The feast is older than the Warrior Network,” said Chief Operating Officer, Eric Hoffman. “It started with a group of people coming together saying let’s serve military folks that can’t go home for thanksgiving.”
Her 13 years of service soon had her doing everything from working as a professional military instructor to currently serving as an intercontinental ballistic missile operator with Global Strike Command.
“There may be five monuments to women veterans from all five services in our whole United States of America. This is the first one for Louisiana and the first for this whole section of the country so this is historical.”
The Military Reporters & Editors Association, the preeminent organization for media professionals specializing in national security, announced Wednesday that Marie is one of the winners in their 2018 competition for defense journalism.
The 2nd annual Women's Veterans Seminar took place at Wyndam Garden Inn on Friday and Saturday. The seminar was presented by the Women Veterans of the Arklatex and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 30 and Overton Brooks VA Medical Center.
Did you know there are more than 170-thousand civilians who directly support the Air Force? Their dedication to the mission is the same as those in uniform. One of those civilians was honored for going above and beyond his call of duty to ensure the safety of those in the sky.