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January Veteran of the Month

January Veteran of the Month

The Clayton County Veteran of the Month for January is WWII veteran, Sergeant Retired James Toth.  In 1940, the United States enacted the Selective Training and Service Act, requiring men to register for the draft. James Toth volunteered to help sign up the draftees. Little did he know that after volunteering to sign draftees up for the U.S. Army, Toth would later receive a letter ordering him to report to Fort Snelling in Detroit, Michigan for boot camp. He was in boot camp for 13 weeks where he learned how to use a bayonet. From 1941-1946, Toth served as a door gunner and radio operator in...

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Veteran of the Month Program

Veteran of the Month Program

Do you know a deserving Veteran who resides in Clayton County? Nominate him or her to be the Veteran of the Month! In conjunction with our new initiative Armed Forces Senior Veterans, we are accepting nominations year-round. Submit your nomination today! Background Clayton County Armed Forces Senior Veterans (AFSV) was founded on June 22, 2017. The committee is comprised of Senior Center members who have served in the U.S. Military, their spouses, advocates for Veterans, Veterans from the community, representatives from Clayton County Board of Commissioner Veterans Advisory Board, Senior...

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