At the Jan. 12 retirement ceremony for Brig. Gen. Charles W. Chappuis Jr. with mother and sisters at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans are, from left, Joan Saizon, Tracy Moody, Anne Leonards, Chappuis, Lita Chappuis and Lynn Rogers.
Brig. Gen. Charles W. Chappuis Jr. was honored at a retirement ceremony at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans honoring his 20 years of leadership in the Louisiana Air National Guard.
During the event on Jan. 12, Chappuis received the Distinguished Service Medal, which recognized his service as state air surgeon from April 2014 to October 2018.
“I know I’m a better man for having spent the last 20 years of my life in the National Guard,” Chappuis said at the ceremony.