Former Colonel Selected For “Camp Honoree” for Soldiers’ and Sailors’
The Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Reunion has a tradition of honoring a former veteran by naming the Ceremonial “Camp” after him. This year, Colonel William F. “Bill” Smith was selected for this honor. He was a past Commander of the Luther B. Easley Post 128 and co-chair of the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the G.I. Bill of Rights in 1994.
Past honorees include William Jennings Bryan and John A. Logan.
Tickets for the Veteran’s Dinner for Friday, October 5 are on sale now from members of the Reunion Committee , the American Legion Post in Salem or tickets can be reserved by contacting the committee through their Facebook page.
For more information, contact Reunion Chairman Brian Deckard at 618-420-3489.