High Desert SP officer accompanies WWII vet to Washington, D.C.

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.

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11 Responses

  1. E. Abel Friday, July 21, 2017 / 3:03 pm

    Not a whole lot of them old timers around any more. Who’s gonna fill their shoes?

  2. Darlene De La Torre Friday, July 21, 2017 / 8:42 am

    Such an awesome Blue Star mom!!! I’m happy I got to work with you Christine. Keep up the great work .

  3. Gamberg Friday, July 21, 2017 / 8:35 am

    Awesome job Christine!

  4. Gamberg Friday, July 21, 2017 / 8:34 am

    Way to go Christine

  5. E. Abel Wednesday, May 25, 2016 / 6:00 pm

    Way to go, Christine! Always supporting the veterans.

  6. R. Dood Wednesday, May 25, 2016 / 5:17 am

    It is an honor to work with you, Christine. You do so much for so many. Thank you for all you do.

  7. J.V. CCC Tuesday, May 24, 2016 / 9:28 am

    This is only a brief example of Christine’s service. This selfless and inspirational Blue Star Mother is dedicated to helping our service men and women. She organizes packaging parties to send supplies to our troops, she regularly visits with elderly veterans who have no family and she creates community fundraisers for wounded veterans. Christine is truly an outstanding individual and reminder of how we all should be.

  8. Gary Brusatori, ACA, FPCM Tuesday, May 24, 2016 / 9:14 am

    Outstanding contribution Officer Boyd. We can’t ever thank the WW II vets enough for what they contributed to the United States and the world.

  9. B. Cribbs Tuesday, May 24, 2016 / 8:58 am

    I am so proud of you! Keep up the good work, you’re doing an awesome job.

    From your favorite cousin

  10. Dianne Frazier Tuesday, May 24, 2016 / 8:39 am

    Christine has been doing this for years. She is so dedicated to our veterans. Thank you Christine!

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