Staff SGT Donald Wayne West, Jr., enlisted in the United States Army National Guard on September 11, 2001. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Company A of the 150th Combat Engineers served active duty Aug 29, 2004, until Dec 30, 2005. SSGT West returned to college in January, 2006. He married Lauren Ritchie June 9, 2006, at Seaside, Fla., and they have three children. SSGT West completed military service at Camp Minden, LA on Aug 23, 2009.

Friday, February 11, 2005

Day 30 - Friendly Faces Reminder

No shortage of smiles from this crew: Lauren, Wayne, Mrs. Bacon (aka Police Officer Bacon!) and Patrick Bacon at Camp Shelby just prior to deployment. Posted by Hello