The following information is an update from Alexander County Veterans Services Officer, Cherry Kilby, who was hired in September 2019 following the retirement of Ginger Annas.
Alexander County Veterans Services is excited to announce the addition of electronic filing to the list of services that are now provided to Alexander County veterans and their families.
The office is especially excited to announce the launch of the Alexander County Veterans Committee’s 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration Program, which will work to identify and individually honor local Vietnam veterans. The official launch date for the Alexander County program is July 11, 2020, which coincides with the Independence Day Celebration in Alexander County, which will include a fireworks display that night.
“Our goal is to identify and individually honor a minimum of 500 local Vietnam veterans over the three-year span of this program,” Kilby stated. “Alexander County Veterans Services and the Alexander County Veterans Committee are excited to partner with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration to honor our Vietnam veterans and their families.”
Alexander County Veterans Services and the Alexander County Veterans Committee are collaborating with the United States Vietnam War Commemoration Program to celebrate Independence Day and to honor Vietnam veterans in a unique way for the kickoff to this three-year program.
If you are a Vietnam veteran, the surviving spouse of a Vietnam veteran, or family of a deceased Vietnam veteran, please contact Alexander County Veterans Services Officer Cherry Kilby at (828) 632-5411.
For more information about Alexander County Veterans Services, visit www.alexandercountync.gov/departments/veterans-services.