Soldiers helping soldiers

Published 10:12 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

A deployed soldier from the 529th Battalion of the Virginia Army National Guard needed some repairs to his front porch for his family. Pictured are Sergeant Major Clifton C. “Cliff” White, President of Virginia Army/Air National Guard Enlisted Association (VAAANGEA) and 1st Sergeant (Ret) David Patteson, Life Member Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS), who donated their time to not just repair but to replace and enlarge the entry porch. Not pictured is Sergeant First Class (Ret) Jay White. We commend these soldiers for their service and for taking care of each other. (Send “Way to Go!” photos with a description and names to

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