Alum to speak at Veterans Day event

Lt. Col. Gordan Ford

The American Legion Post 593, GSU Army ROTC, and the Greater Grambling Chamber of Commerce will hold a 2014 Veterans Day Program Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. The event will be held at the Favrot Student Union in the Black and Gold Room.
The theme for the program will be Valor, Courage and  Sacrifice/Honoring All Who Served. The purpose the program is to give thanks and recognition to everyone who served in the United States Armed Forces, especially to those who are still alive.
The featured speaker is the Lt. Col. Gordan Ford, who currently serves as assistant director of operations for the 343d Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, located in Shreveport.
Lt. Col. Ford is a 1991 graduate of Grambling State University. He is a command pilot with more than 3,500 flying hours in a variety of military aircraft including, the B-52 Stratofortress, C-5 Galaxy, C-130 Hercules, and WC-130 Hurricane Hunter.
Lt. Col. Ford is a native of Grambling and also serves as pastor of the St. David Missionary Baptist Church in Ruston.
For more information, contact Ewing Collier at 318-247-6516 or Mack Williams at 318-251-8840.