Military Honoring Ceremony Held at Custer VFW Post 3442

 

 

Custer Mayor Jared Carson presented with Award of Recognition at a Military Honoring Ceremony at Custer VFW Post 3442 on Mt Rushmore Rd in Custer, SD August 11,2016

Jared Carson was born in Texas, moved to the Black Hills as a child, graduated from Custer High School and later attended Texas Tech University. Carson joined the Army December 7, 1999 and spent four years as an airborne Combat Engineer, followed by several years at Fort Bragg, NC working for the 18th Airborne Corps including one year as sapper support for the JFK Special Warfare Center and training support for deploying units. Carson served one year in South Korea working as Training and Operations NCO for the Headquarters Company of the 2nd Engineering Brigade. Leaving active duty, Carson returned to texas and became a Deputy Sheriff, and joined the Army Reserves as a paralegal and was promptly activated. His second tour of duty included being Chief Defense Paralegal with the 1st Cavalry, followed by 3 Corps and the Southeast Region which included fort Hood, Sill, Polk, Bliss and Huachuca. Carson was on the defense teams for the Lindy England Abu Graihb prison trial, the Army’s first fetal homicide case. After 11 years of Active and Reserve Duty, Carson left the Army and Moved back to Custer to become a partner in Green Real Estate and Investments.

 

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Tony Gonsor plays Taps as members of Custer VFW Post 3442 stand at present arms after a 21 gun salute at the Military Honoring Ceremony this afternoon Thursday August 11, 2016 at the VFW Post on Mt. Rushmore Rd. Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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D.D. Couch (R) presents an award of recognition to Lifetime Member of  VFW Post 3442, City of Custer Mayor Jared Carson at the Military Honoring Ceremony this afternoon Thursday August 11, 2016 at the VFW Post on Mt. Rushmore Rd.Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Award of Recognition recipient Custer City Mayor Jared Carson thanks members of the Custer VFW Post 3442 for the award and their service to the country at the Military Honoring Ceremony this afternoon Thursday August 11, 2016 at the VFW Post on Mt. Rushmore Rd.Photo: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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