Wounded warriors get hero’s welcome

December 1, 2013 • Local News

Jill McLaughlin Photo
U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kurt Mason hugs a member of the Southeast New Mexico Patriot Guard Riders at Roswell International Air Center, Saturday. Mason and veteran Kenneth Kaighn are headed to Alto for an elk hunt, sponsored by Base Camp 40 and Warrior Bands USA.

Jill McLaughlin
Record Staff Writer

U.S. Marine combat veteran Kurt Mason walked into the Roswell International Air Center Saturday night expecting to start an elk hunting trip. But before he did anything, he stopped to hug each man and woman who stood guard before him holding an American flag.
“I think I’m kind of at loss for words,” Mason said. “Words Login to read more

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