Escamilla earns patch during Camp Dodge ceremony

Pfc. Valeria M. Escamilla of Storm Lake was part of approximately 40 Iowa Army National Guard Soldiers recognized during a patching ceremony held at the Camp Dodge Joint Maneuver Training Center in Johnston.

This ceremony represents a time-honored tradition, where Iowa Citizen-Soldiers officially receive the left-shoulder military patch representing their unit of assignment in the Iowa Army National Guard.

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