Military feature: Bishop


Air Force Lt. Col. Darren L. Bishop has assumed command of the 339th Recruiting Squadron in Clinton Township, Mich., according to an Army and Air Force Hometown News press release.

A 1980 Clovis High School graduate, he is the son of W.A. and Rosetta Bishop of Clovis.

Additionally, he has been decorated with the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the release said. The medal is awarded to individuals for non-combat meritorious achievement or service incontestably exceptional and of a magnitude that clearly places them above their peers, according to the release.