Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia 2018 February Victorian State Conference
On Saturday February 24th, 2018, Geelong hosted the 2018 V.V.A.A. Victoria State Conference. This has conducted at the Geelong R.S.L. and was attended by delegates from all over the state. The conference was opened by the Federal Member for Corangamite, Ms. Sarah Henderson.
A highlight of the conference, was the awarding of Life Membership to G. &D.V.V.A.A. Vice-President Ken Baker.
|Life Membership Presentations
On Friday March 2nd, 2018, Dorothy Cunningham and Kevin Benson were both presented with Life Memberships to the G & D.V.V.A.A by President Rieny Nieuwenhof. A very special and thoroughly deserved recognition of the service they have both given to the branch.
|Thomas (Tommy) Simpson was a local Geelong lad (born in 1939) and served in Vietnam with the Royal Australian Artillery with 105 Field Battery. He was killed on December 9th, 1965. The award is named in his honour.|
Below are images of aspects of the Anzac Day March, Geelong, 2018. A day of reflection and pride, made better when shared with family, friends and comrades.
A proud moment for Peter Jager with his wife and daughter – almost 40 years of combined service with the Army, Navy and Air Force.