The Council is comprised of representatives
from each group and meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00
PM in the City of Naples Chambers, 750 8th Street S, in Old Naples.
Meetings are open to all veterans, whether a member of a group
or not. For more information,
call (239) 774-8448.
On May 25, 2009 the the Veterans
Council of Collier County and the community remembered fallen
heroes. The Veterans Council of Collier County hosted a Memorial
Day Ceremony to commemorate the efforts of our military men and
women to protect our way of life.
This year’s program paid tribute to all who have served
in our military Forces during the Vietnam War, 1958 to 1975. Lt.
General Rock Brett, USAF (Ret.), Staff Sergeant John Skiles, Jr.,
US Army. Sergeant Bob Kemp, USMC, Corporal Bob Knee, USMC, reflected
on their combat military service in Vietnam, the people they served
with, and the importance of the Moving Vietnam Memorial Wall which
was on display here in Naples last September 25 through 29.