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Veteran Skeels to Give First-Person Account of Vietnam Jungle War

Bob Skeels, of Simsbury, was a Marine Corps lieutenant in the Vietnam War. His talk starts at 1 p.m. at the Avon Free Public Library.

Bob Skeels. Photo Credit: Submitted
Bob Skeels. Photo Credit: Submitted
A Simsbury resident who lived the DMZ Vietnam jungle war in 1968 as a Marine Corps lieutenant will give a talk on his experience on Saturday.

Bob Skeels' presentation on the Vietnam Jungle War is part of a series that Avon's VFW Post 3272 is offering in collaboration with the Avon Free Public Library. 

Skeels was a leader in infantry rifle and tank platoons during Vietnam. 

Members of the public, including students and families, are invited to attend the free program and no registration is required. 

The event starts at 1 p.m. in the Community Room at the Avon Free Public Library at 281 Country Club Road. Call 860-673-9712 or visit www.avonctlibrary.info for more information. 

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