Morgantown’s 8th Gene Vance Jr. Day

May 18, 2019 at 9:30 am

The City of Morgantown will be hosting an Armed Forces Day state tribute on the 8th Gene Vance Jr. Day and honoring the 18th anniversary of 9/11.

SSG Gene Adren Vance Jr. was a member of the West Virginia National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne) and was killed on 19 May 2002 in Afghanistan.

Each year the Gene Vance Jr. Foundation and the City of Morgantown honor our fallen hero. This year’s program will feature remarks from Command Sgt. Maj. James “Dusty” Jones and will also feature music from the 249th Army Band.

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Location Details:

Monongalia COunty Courthouse
243 High Street, Morgantown, WV, USA

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