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March 19, 2013

Lt. Col. Evans presenter for medal ceremony

Saturday’s event bringing MWHS grad home to speak

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He became Airborne and Special Forces certified, serving in Peru, Colombia and Puerto Rico.

After this he switched to Psychological Operations and served in Iraq and the Philippines two different times.

He returned to Ft. Bragg in North Carolina and served in two positions – chief executive officer of the 9th PSYOP Battalion and as information operations chief for Joint Task Force-Afghanistan. He moved to Special Operations in Qatar before moving to deputy commander of the 7th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne), which combined the efforts of U.S. Central Command and Africa Command. Presently, he serves as concepts chief for U.S. Special Operation Command in Ft. Bragg.

Evans is a 1988 graduate from MWHS and a graduate of Texas A&M University. He has a Master of Science degree and a Master of Arts degree, which he received in December, and deals with international relations.

Again, the long-awaited Medal of Honor dedication is set for this coming Saturday, March 23, at Fort Wolters Historical Park, just north of the main entrance. Plan for a 10 a.m. start and bring a folding chair.

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