By Lt. Gregory Crowe, AA/Public Information Officer
High Desert State Prison

World War II veteran Hugh Jamison, seated, flew to the nation's capital with Correctional Officer Christine Boyd.

World War II veteran Hugh Jamison, seated, flew to the nation’s capital with Correctional Officer Christine Boyd.

High Desert State Prison Correctional Officer Christine Boyd was selected as a guardian for the first Honor Flight Nevada trip in 2016.  There were 27 honored veterans and 22 guardians.

Lassen County’s Veteran was Hugh Jamison of Herlong, California.  Mr. Jamison served in World War II in the US Army Air Corps/Air Force.

They recently flew to Washington, D.C., and visited several memorials such as the Marine Memorial, Navy Memorial, Air Force Memorial, World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial and Korean Memorial. They also went to the Arlington National Cemetery for the Changing of the Guard.

Warden M. Elliot Spearman said he was proud of Officer Boyd.

“Officer Boyd’s kindness and service to humanity, exemplifies employees of the HDSP family, making me proud to be a newly adopted member of the HDSP family. Thank you Christine for your service,” he said.