‘Lest We Forget’ honors Walker AFB vets

September 18, 2011 • Local News

Sam Donaldson, former ABC News Anchor, left, poses for photos with Doug Murray, Dean at NMMI. (Mark Wilson Photo)

Men from all over the country, who served for the 6th Bomb Wing and the 40th Bomb Squadron at Walker Air Force Base, came together Saturday evening at the Sally Port Inn to attend the first banquet in their honor. The Walker Aviation Museum Foundation Board honored Walker Air Force Base Veterans at the event entitled “Lest We Forget.” The program coincided with the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Roswell Army Flying School, the first anniversary of the opening of Walker Aviation Museum and the reunions of both the 40th Bomb Squadron and the 6th Bomb Wing.

Mayor Del Jurney presented a proclamation at the banquet declaring Sept. 17, 2011 as Walker Air Force Base Veteran’s Appreciation Day. The mayor also expressed his appreciation towards the Field of Login to read more

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