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2010 Veterans Day Breakfast

 

Clarksville Area Chamber of CommerceClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Area Chamber of Commerce will host their 18th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast on Saturday, November 6th at 7:30am at APSU’s Morgan University Center. The breakfast is an excellent opportunity to honor and show support of our veterans.

This year’s guest speaker is Colonel John Thompson, Commander, 160th SOAR (A).

Col. John W. Thompson(A), a native of Augusta, GA, was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army upon graduation from college. He is a combat veteran of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and has deployed several times in support of operation’s Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Thompson is a well decorated member of the U.S. Military and his decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Air Medal with numeral two, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters, the Combat Action Badge, the Master Army Aviator Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.

Tickets are $12.00 and reservations can be made through Monday, November 1st by contacting Yvonne Pickering at 931-245-4340 or yvonnep@clarksville.tn.us.


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