Welcome Back From Iraq
Riverside, New Jersey
Who: Sgt. Craig Pennell
Time: ETA 3:45pm
Where: VFW Post 3020
1125 Fairview St. 08075-3941
Please come out to welcome home Sgt. Craig Pennell from serving one year in Iraq. Craig joined JROTC in his freshman year in high school 1997. He completed 4 years of JROTC ending as 3rd in command of the unit. He joined the at age 16 (with parents signatures).
Craig graduated from Riverside High School in 2001. After graduation he went off to boot camp at Ft. Jackson, SC, August 2001. He was in boot camp when the 9/11 attacks occurred. He finished boot camp as a specialist. AIT was completed at , VA, where he specialized in Apache Helicopter Maintenance.
He attached to 1-150th AHB Unit from Mercer County Army National Guard where he started as a helicopter mechanic and advanced to Crew Chief and rank of SGT.
His civilian job is with the 1-150th AHB as Helicopter mechanic. He left Mercer County Army National Guard Station on Jan. 31 2009 for Ft Still, Ok and then deployed to Kuwait on April 18th 2009 and then on to Iraq with Alpha Unit. This is his 2nd enlistment with the Army National Guard.
Please come out and join the WWR and friends, the Yellow Ribbon Club, the town of and Delran and Craig Pennell’s family in welcoming him home. Please come out and help us make some noise.
Craig is a member of the Delran Fire Company, Delran EMS and he assists with JROTC Ranger Training in his spare time.
*MEDIA WELCOME AT FAMILYS REQUEST
Karen Jennings, Marine Mom
of NJ Inc. (MSGNJ)
P.O. Box 118
Stratford, NJ 08084