2012-11-07 / Front Page

Snodgrass to speak at Veterans Day Celebration

Johnny L. Snodgrass Sergeant Major US Army (Retired) Johnny L. Snodgrass Sergeant Major US Army (Retired) Veterans Day will be held Monday, November 12, 2012, on the square in Colquitt at 11:00 a.m.

The guest speaker will be Johnny L. Snodgrass, sergeant major US Army (Retired).

Sgt. Snodgrass entered the US Army in 1964 and served 26 years. He retired in 1990 and taught Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps for 19 years at Enterprise High School in Enterprise, Alabama.

Overseas tours included two tours in Germany, one in Korea and one in Vietnam. Sgt. Snodgrass is married to Barbara Parrish of Vernon, Florida. They have five children, 10 grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Since his retirement, he spends time traveling, riding horses and wagons, gardening, playing guitar and singing at senior citizen centers and nursing homes.

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