Operation Enduring Freedom Marks 21 Years

September 29, 2022 - Twenty-one years ago, America launched its counterattack against terrorism in Afghanistan and ushered in Operation Enduring Freedom and The Global War on Terror.

To remember the service and sacrifice of Afghanistan Veterans, Shelby County Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8904 and the Auxiliary will hold a remembrance program and wreath laying at the Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the 1885 Historic Courthouse in Center, Monday, October 3, 2022 at 9:00 am. Two veterans from Shelby County, US Army Sergeant Kevin “Casey” Roberts and US Army Specialist Cory Bertrand were both killed in action in 2008.

As always, the public is cordially invited to remember their fellow Americans. Information call Post Quartermaster Larry Hume, 936-332-0349 or email chiefhume95@gmail.com.