Maj. Barb King and Dovi hug as King arrives at the Compassion International center during the trip King took last year. King said she got off the bus and saw Dovi look to her mother for approval before Dovi ran to King, who dropped to her knees for the two’s first hug (photo submitted by Maj. Barb King)
Story by Airman 1st Class Nathan Dampf
Missouri Army National Guard Maj. Barb King is the epitome of what it means to be a well-rounded individual.
King is the president for the Missouri National Guard Association. She is a life member of the National Guard Association of the United States, as well as several other organizations. She is a former concert musician, active in martial arts, and sponsors a little girl in Africa. She is a blogger and a fundraiser. She was recently selected for Who’s Who Worldwide. And, she is an officer in the Missouri National Guard.