WIS is proud to salute Command Sergeant Major James Weldon "Boo" Alford.
Alford calls Columbia and Dillon, South Carolina home. During his 30 years of service, he completed 4 combat tours in Vietnam. He also served in Korea and Germany.
One of his proudest moments was being a member of 82nd Airborne and Special Forces. His medals include National Defense Service, Korean Service with four bronze stars, and Meritorious Service. After retirement, Alford worked as an area manager for Pinkerton Corporation and security supervisor at Providence Hospital.
Alford still serves on Allsouth Federal Credit Union Board.