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Hope Veterans Day Program Set

By Staff, 11/7/21 8:47 PM

The annual Hope Veterans Day program sponsored by the Hope Civic Clubs is set for November 11th at Hempstead Hall.  The sponsors include the Hope Kiwanis Club, Hope Noon Lions, Hope Evening Lions, Hope Rotary Club, and the Hope Civitan Club.  Fried catfish and chicken will be served and prepared by the Hope Noon Lions.

This year’s speaker will be Richard M. Green, CMSGT (Ret).  Chief Green is retired with over 47 years of public service.  He retired from the Air National Guard in 2004 with 38 years of military service.  Following his retirement, he has served with United Blood Services, Arkansas Employer Support for the National Guard and Reserved, and as a Deputy Sheriff with the Garland County Sheriff’s Department.  Chief Green also has served on the board of Directors, Enlisted Association of the Arkansas National Guard.

Chief Green was named Federal Employee of the Year in 1984 and an Air National Guard Outstanding Airman of the Year in 1985.  He was the first inductee into the National Guard Enlisted Hall of Fame in April 2019.

All veterans and their spouses are invited to attend the program and enjoy a free lunch on Thursday.  No RSVP is necessary.