Local Air Guardsman Gets Bronze Star

There've been high honors for a local National Guardsman.  Chief Master Sgt. Donald H. Hodges of the 165th Airlift Wing received the Bronze Star medal for his service in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

The 165th Airlift Logistics Readiness Squadron also had a changing of the guard ceremony were Lt. Col. Gregory Badgett took the place of Lt. Col. Thomas Sullivan.

Lt. Col. Sullivan held the position for five years.

Reported by: Katrina Lewis, klewis@wtoc.com