Senator Tuberville honors Orange Beach veteran in Senate
WASHINGTON, DC (WKRG) – Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville recognized an Orange Beach veteran in the Senate on Monday, November 1.
Sgt. Ryan Charrier was one of five Alabama veterans the senator honored.
“As [Ryan] Charrier, of Orange Beach, Alabama, who served as a U.S. Air Force technical sergeant in the war in Afghanistan with the 442sd Hunting wing. He received his first deployment when his children were just eight and four years old, âTuberville said.
Other Alabama veterans at Tuberville recognized for their military service were Cpl. Edsel Bonds of Samson, Sgt. George Mills of Decatur, Lt. Col. Fred Lacy of Auburn, and Cpl. Clyde Haynes of Vestavia Hills.
âAlabama is home to nearly 400,000 veterans, and today I have the honor to recognize a few of them for their service,â Tuberville said. âI have had the pleasure of meeting many veterans from my great state, and I am always inspired by their service and sacrifice. Their patriotism is unmatched and their courage is unwavering.
Tuberville recognizes Charrier at around 9:45 in the video above.