For Immediate Release
The Georgia Veterans Day Association, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Marvin Myers Leadership Award is the Georgia Military Veterans Hall Of Fame.
Marvin Myers served as the President of the Georgia Veterans Day Parade Association of Atlanta, Inc (the name the GVDA orginally operated under) from 1995 until 2010. Upon his retirement from the association, our Officers and Board of Directors created this award in his honor to be given to an individual or organization that exhibits superior leadership and works tirelessly in support of our Veterans.
GEORGIA MILITARY VETERANS HALL OF FAME
The Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame (GMVHOF) - Mission Statement: “The Georgia Military Veterans’ Hall of Fame exists only to Honor Georgia Veterans and to Educate Georgia Youth and Citizens about real Heroes.”
Georgia Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Atlanta
Representing the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame in the 2018 Georgia Veterans Day Parade on 10 November 2018 will be 2016 GMVHOF inductee John David Blair of Canton, GA. John is United States Marine Corp Veteran who served in Vietnam and is a Silver Star recipient.
Freedom Ball in the Ocean Ballroom of the Georgia Aquarium
Receiving the Marvin Myers Leadership Award at the annual Freedom Ball on 10 November 2018 will be the founder and director of the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame – Colonel (Retired) Paul Longgrear. Paul is a decorated Special Forces Green Beret who served in Vietnam and then continued serving in the Army Reserves, retiring after 26 years of federal service.