Georgia Military College honors Vietnam veterans

Published: Nov. 5, 2014 at 9:42 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 7, 2014 at 1:44 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Georgia Military College will honor individuals who served the U.S. in the Vietnam War.

GMC will host a commemoration ceremony and parade in Milledgeville on Nov. 14 at 2:30 p.m.  Following the parade there will be a memorial bench dedication on the north side of Sibley-Cone library.

Lt. Gen. Claude Mick Kicklighter will be the guest speaker for the event. He is a Georgia Military College alumnus and Executive Director of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration.

GMC became a partner of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration, which began as part of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act.

The ceremony will give thanks to Vietnam veterans and families by recognizing their service, valor, and sacrifice.

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