HONORING JONES COUNTY VETERANS
ALSO ALL PAST AND PRESENT MILITARY
Hold yourself responsible to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
Henry Ward Beecher
VETERAN OF THE WEEK
William J Simmons
Entered US Navy, September 11, 1957 and served until July 23, 1961 on destroyers. Entered US Army, December 29, 1961, serving in Special Forces, 82nd Airborne, 18th Airborne Corps, Dominican Republic Conflict, Vietnam Conflict, 2nd Armored Division in Germany, and the Army Training Center at Ft. Benning. Retired February 28, 1978 with 21 years of service.