DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2012) - The plight of soldiers missing in action will be the topic of a display and presentation at Daytona State College’s Daytona Beach Campus on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The presentation will focus on the POW-MIA issue, 12:30-1 p.m. in the Lenholt Student Center.
Hosted by the student Falcon Veterans Club at Daytona State, the display, showcased in the courtyard west of Lenholt Student Center, will feature artifacts of the Vietnam War and show-quality motorcycles owned by members of the Rolling Thunder veteran’s organization.
Rolling Thunder is an all-volunteer national organization that provides a variety of services to needy veterans, active duty soldiers and their families. In addition of providing financial aid, food, clothing and other aid to soldiers and veterans, the organization dedicates itself to raising awareness about prisoners of war and those missing in action.
The event is open to the public and there is no charge. For more information, contact professor John McNeeley, Falcon Veterans Club advisor, (386) 246-4808.
The Daytona State Falcon Veterans Club exists to support veterans as they pursue their college education, preparing to re-enter civilian life. The group provides a network of veterans across the campuses to help vets reach their career and job goals. Daytona State enrolls more than 700 veterans each year.