Welcome Home Ceremony

A large crowd attended the Welcome Home ceremony for Spc. Benjamin Gorter on Saturday, July 30 at the Howard County Courthouse. He recently returned from duty after a combat tour with the 133rd Infantry “Ironman” Battalion in Afghanistan.

Ben standing with his parents, Tammy and Roy Gorter. At the ceremony, Benjamin thanked everyone for supporting and praying for him during his time away.

Several veterans made speeches, including Jim Thomas, Commander of American Legion 545 of Lime Springs

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