Military News

Vietnam 50th anniversary event planned in Macon Wednesday

The Macon Vet Center is holding a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War on Wednesday.

The event starts at 10 a.m. at its 750 Riverside Drive location.

Speakers include Vietnam veteran Johnny Payne and Georgia Department of Veterans Service Commissioner Mike Roby. The Jones County High School Performance Band and the Northeast High School Color Guard will perform.

The Macon Vet Center’s mobile facility will be open for viewing and a VA representative will be on hand to answer questions veterans may have about benefits.

For more information contact Deborah Ross, the Macon Vet Center representative at the event, or Jerry Long at 478-477-3813.