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VETERANS AGAINST DRUGS PROGRAM REPORT
Opening the Parade

BY DAVE SIMMONS, VAD EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
On behalf of the Veterans Against Drugs Program, I want to thank the many members of Veterans Against Drugs for their participation in VVA’s 25th Anniversary of The Wall Parade in Washington. We were honored to be asked to open the festivities with the Pledge of Allegiance. We had a wonderful group of young people from Washington, D.C., and the surrounding states who were proud to help us.

The young people who marched with us in the parade were, for the most part, members of the Boys and Girls Club of America in the Washington, D.C., area. Veterans Against Drugs has worked for many years with this after-school program. Our long-standing working relationship with this great organization has helped many young people to be safe and drug free. I also would like to thank our sponsors, VVAF and U-Haul Corporation.

The adult members of the program are all active participants in the VAD Program and work for the continued support of this very worthwhile effort. A welcome added surprise was the participation by two active-duty members of the military, Lance Corporal Paul Krause, USMC, and Army PFC John Krause, the twin nephews of North Carolina State Council President Paul Crowell.

Veterans Against Drugs continues to grow and gain in strength each week. We have received many new contacts and many requests for information. Our thanks to the sponsors of the Parade and the participants.

 

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