Pictured are the veterans who attended the Chicora Rotary luncheon meeting in Myrtle Beach. The second picture is Col. Jacobs, Pres. Blakely Roof and the speaker Marine Lt. Col. Hal Laughlin.
Lt Col.Laughlin gave a very enlightening speech about veterans, the US Military with emphasis on the US Marine Corps and how they are deployed around the world. It was a pleasure to have Lt. Col. Laughlin speak on the 242 Anniversary of the birthday of the Marines and the day before Veteran’s Day.
Lt. Col. Laughlin served as an infantry officer in the Marines for 23 years, retiring in 1996. He served around the globe in a variety of command and staff positions. He is currently an adjunct research staff member of the Institute for the Defense Analysis (IDA).