Vietnam Veterans of America members gather for September meeting

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Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1051, Gold Vault Patriots met Sept. 30.


New member Jim Smith is the chapter service officer and will attend service officer’s school to qualify for the position.

James Skaggs is the new sergeant at arms. Greg Lowe and Jim Smith both are new chapter members.

Rondo Jackson presented a metal laser-cut plaque of the Vietnam Veterans of America to Chapter 1051. The plaque was made by James Etherton and given to Rondo Jackson to present.

The next meeting is at 2 p.m. Nov. 25. in the Nolin RECC conference room, 411 Ring Road in Elizabethtown. No meeting is scheduled for December because the date conflicts with the holidays. The second annual banquet is at 6 p.m. Dec. 2 at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College. 

The club is open to all who served during Vietnam and Vietnam era, August 1964 to May 1975. Bring a DD 214 copy and $20 for membership dues. 

For information, call Sally Johns, 352-2765, visit www.vietnamveterans1051.org or email etownvva@yahoo.com.