Army Veteran Larry Gregory was presented the Vietnam Veterans of America Achievement Medal Monday night during Chapter 203’s monthly meeting.
Mr. Gregory has been a member of the local chapter since 2006. Fellow member Bob Holloway pinned the medal on his fellow soldier. Mr. Gregory has served as coordinator of the chapter honor guard. President Charles Hobbs praised Mr. Gregory for his tireless efforts where there is a need.
Chapter 203 is now meeting the third Monday of each month in the “MAC AVE building,” 1304 McCallie Ave. Any Vietnam vet or Vietnam era vet is welcome to attend and join.
The chapter is planning several events for this spring. Among those, they will participate in the annual Armed Forces Day parade downtown on Friday, May 6. Chapter 203 is the second largest VVA in the United States.
For information call Mr. Hobbs, president of Chapter 203, at 991-5858.