This month in history: Military conflict affects community of Mountain Home
April 11, 2018 was the 27th Anniversary of the official cease fire between coalition forces and Iraq after the end of Operation Desert Storm.
In the community of Mountain Home the military build up known as Desert Shield and the following military offensive code named Operation Desert Storm was front and center in our world. As a young kid attending West Elementary, I remember vividly the surrealness of a good portion of my schoolmates having parents or siblings being sent to the Middle East in what seemed like a blink of an eye. For the full story, pick up a copy of the Mountain Home News or click on this link to subscribe to the newspaper's online edition.