CLEAR FORK VALLEY — Albert D. Meyer, a Marine Corp. veteran who served in Vietnam, has been selected to go on the Honor Flight Trip to Washington, D.C. April 7.
The Honor Flight Trip is an expenses paid trip which allows veterans to visit various sites in the nation’s capital.
Meyer is a retired disabled veteran. He served in the Marine Corp from 1968 to 1978 and was in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970.
Meyer serves as the Ist Vice Commander of American Legion Post 535 in Bellville, and as assistant Sergeant at Arms Fifth District American Legion.
People are encouraged to send greeting cards to Meyer before April 7. They may be sent to Marine Albert D. Meyer, Jr., c/o Mrs. Dayna Beyer, P. O. Box 84, Fredericktown, Oh., 43019.
People also can attend a welcoming home ceremony at the Columbus Airport April 7. People should meet there at 8:45 p.m. at the Southwest Airlines ticket area.
Meyer participates with People Helping People, which provides lunch 365 days a year. This group also feeds 60 to 80 homeless veterans and other Mansfield area residents four times a year.
Meyer also helps other veterans and families in need by providing Thanksgiving and Christmas care packages. He also provides firewood, transportation and other necessities.