CLOVIS AWARDED INTO 2019 CLASS OF GREAT AMERICAN DEFENSE COMMUNITIES
CLOVIS (KSMX) – Recently, the City of Clovis was recognized as one of five communities in the nation, into the 2019 class of Great American Defense Communities. According to the release, defense communities, which are home to active military installations, were eligible to apply for the 2019 class of Great American Defense Communities, with supporting nominations from members of Congress that represents the community. Other recipients in the 2019 class includes Bay County, Fla., (Tyndall Air Force Base); Greater Columbia Region, S.C., (Fort Jackson), Middle Georgia region (Robins AFB and North Country Ford Drum region of New York. Clovis is being recognized for various military related programs provided and supported by individuals and organizations in the community, including Cannon Appreciation Day, the Nursing program at Clovis Community College, Angel Arms, Cannon Newcomer’s Tour, and other Veterans’ Support programs.