Veterans Day Program and Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony - G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center
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G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center

 

Veterans Day Program and Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony

November 4, 2019

Veterans Day Program and Wall of Honor Induction Ceremony

JACKSON, MISS. – The G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center’s annual Veterans Day Program will take place on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the VA Medical Center located at 1500 E. Woodrow Wilson Avenue in Jackson.  Stacey Pickering, Executive Director, Mississippi State Veterans Board will be the keynote speaker. 

The following Veterans will be inducted into the Wall of Honor: 

  • Roger Barrett, U.S. Army, Vietnam
  • Edward Lee Bruton, U.S. Army, Vietnam
  • William W. “Billy” Byrd, U.S. Marine Corps, WWII
  • Edward Lee Gilliard, U.S. Army, Vietnam (Deceased)
  • Billy J. Henderson, U.S. Marine Corps, Vietnam Era
  • Johnny Neal Marlow, U.S. Army, Operation Joint Forge and Operation Iraqi Freedom (Deceased)
  • William “Cedric” Richardson, U.S. Navy, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom

Following the ceremony, the inductees and their family members will attend a private luncheon with a performance by Zach Bridges.

The Wall of Honor serves as a lasting tribute to the men and women from Mississippi who served their country with honor and distinction.

Media interested in attending should contact Susan Varcie at susan.varcie@va.gov or 601-368-4477 or 601-497-9694.