Palmer Deploys For Service
Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Dennis E. Palmer has been mobilized and activated at Joint Base Dix- McGuire-Lakehurst, N.J., in preparation for deployment to serve in support of either Operation New Dawn or Operation Enduring Freedom. The soldier is a member of the 131st Transportation Co., based in Williamstown, Pa.
The soldiers are normally activated from Army Reserve or Army National Guard units from throughout the U.S. They go through a series of in-processing procedures and training classes that prepare them for skills and situations they may face in their deployed environment.
Palmer, a assistant squad leader, has served in the military for 30 years.
He is the son of Stanley Palmer McConnellsburg and Wilma J. Valentine of Cove View Lane, Warfordsburg.
Palmer is a 1979 graduate of Southern Fulton High School.