Article Image Alt Text

Joaquin FFA makes the sale


You must be a subscriber to read this article in its entirety.  Thank you for supporting East Texas Press and making it possible to bring you stories about your community.  Subscribe today if you are not already!

This year Joaquin FFA had 11 pens make the sale earning a total of $16,300 at the auction. Joaquin FFA's highest exhibitor was Maddox Hutchins in 9th place!



Women in the military have a history that extends over 400 years into the past throughout a large number of cultures and nations.  World Wars I and II saw over 362,000 American women serving during war time.  As of July 2016 women made up 14.6% of the US military and their role has changed significantly over the years from clerical duties to ground combat soldiers to fighter pilots.