SPEAKER

Posted by Robert Homann on Oct 18, 2017
Our speaker today was Jerry D. Walker, President of Mobilizing America's Commitment to Veterans (MACV).  Jerry was a medical corpsman in the Navy who went out on helicopter missions to give aid to wounded Marines. 
 
He founded MACV as a 501c3 charitable corporation to seek out local veterans including homeless ones and to provide them with information on services meant to help them be successful in society after military service.  He himself went back to college and has a BA and an MA and an honorary PhD from an English University.  In the discussion period after his presentation, AJ City Manager Bryant Powell told us there are around 15 different groups offering services in AJ to vets and he is hoping to get them to sit down together to talk so each group knows what the other is doing.