Donald L. Thompson Post 655 celebrates with new citizens

Haltom City, TX

On Saturday, July 30, American Legion Post 655 of Haltom City, Texas, celebrated the new citizenship of Penphan Souvannachak. The wife of our long-term member Donald Souvannachak who many refer to as "Colonel." The post presented Penphan with a U.S. flag and a certificate of congratulations for her becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States. Her husband became a citizen after serving with Army Special Forces in Vietnam and was held as a prisoner of war. Once released, he remained in the Army and achieved the rank of colonel before retiring and being a very active member of Post 655.

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