The Johns Creek Veterans Association will host Bruce Cowee, author of “Vietnam to Western Airlines,” on Wednesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at Park Place.
“Vietnam to Western Airlines,” which includes three volumes of books, chronicles stories and photographs of more than 30 pilots.
During the event, Cowee will give a brief presentation and sign and sell books. All proceeds will be donated to The Wall That Heals installation project.
The Wall That Heal is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., which was awarded to the City of Johns Creek last year as a permanent display.
In addition, the JCVA will host a groundbreaking ceremony for The Wall That Heals project on Wednesday, July 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Johns Creek Veterans Memorial Walk inside Newtown Park.
The groundbreaking will precede the city’s Independence Day celebration, including food, live music and fireworks, at the Mark Burkhalter Amphitheatre.
Johns Creek Veterans Association meets the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at Park Place, 3125 Old Alabama Road. All veterans are encouraged to enjoy a burger, a beverage and tell a story.