100th anniversary of Armistice adds to annual commemoration
ABOVE: Chesterfield elementary school students made 450 poppies from clay, then baked and ‘planted’ them in a field near the old courthouse. The poppies symbolize 450 Chesterfield soldiers who served in WWI. Chesterfield County elementary school students made 450 clay poppies that were planted in the lawn of the... Read more
Perkins receives lifetime honor
ABOVE: DLA Aviation Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Linda Hurry presents Benjamin ‘Gil’ Perkins the Hall of Fame medal and award for his selection as DLA Aviation’s 2018 Hall of Fame member at Defense Supply Center Richmond. For his dedicated service and contributions to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Benjamin “Gil”... Read more
Handcycling clinic coming to Pocahontas State Park
      ABOVE: Kenneth Holman and members of the Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mid-Atlantic chapter. A life-changing event at Pocahontas State Park is attracting veterans from all across the country. They will handcycle through the wooded trails from Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Sept. 30, as part of a... Read more
Noe makes colonel
On June 1, Christopher D. Noe was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army. Noe – pictured with his father, Cliff Noe of Chester – is a graduate of L.C. Bird High School. On June 15, Noe graduated from the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.... Read more