Veteran advocate to speak at event
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — Ron Wroblewski, the chapter president of Vietnam Veterans of America’s Tri-State Chapter 949, will speak at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony in Gallipolis, Ohio.
National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September each year. It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Gallipolis City Park.
Wroblewski is a Ceredo resident born in Charleston who graduated from Gallia Academy High School and is a Vietnam combat veteran having served as a field radio operator with the U.S. Marine Corps from mid-1963 to late 1966 (Vietnam 1965-1966).
Wroblewski is past general chairman of the Veterans Committee for Civic Improvement in Huntington, two-time past commander of VFW Post 1064, three-time past commandant of Huntington Detachment 340, Marine Corps League and an organizer of many events in Huntington and Charleston.
Visit http://www.vva949.com/ to find out more about the local Vietnam veterans chapter.