Downey police officer Karl Snow was recognized at Tuesday's City Council meeting for his recent 11-month service in Kuwait as a member of the National Guard. Snow was presented a replica military banner like the one displayed on the streets of Downey during his service.Snow grew up in Norco and graduated from Norco High School in 2001. In January, 2005 he enlisted in the U.S. Army and was on active duty until 2009. During those years he was deployed twice to Iraq and once to South America. After being honorably discharged from the Army, Snow joined the National Guard and graduated from the Orange County Sheriff's Academy in 2011. Upon his graduation, he worked patrol in Downey until February 2012, when he was deployed to Kuwait for the next 11 months. Officer Snow is currently back on patrol serving the citizens of Downey.
********** Published: February 14, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 44