John Miner joined the Army in July 1966, right after high school. He found himself in Vietnam on Dec 10, 1966. He spent a year in-country and then went to Fort Bragg, NC on Jan 10, 1968, then left to go back to Vietnam on June 10, 1968 for another tour. He came home on June 10, 1969 and left the military.
Since 1990 he has been active with VVA. He has been a Chapter President, Vice-President, and Treasurer. He started a State Council in Vermont 1996 and became the President for 17 years also spent time as VP. In 1999 he ran for Region One Director and was elected and served in that position until 2003. A few years ago he ran for Region One Director again and has been in the position since. As a National Director, he has served as a member of the Financial, Government Affairs and Public Affairs Committees.
John was born in Bennington, Vermont on Feb 22, 1948. He was married for 37 years before losing his wife on June 14, 2009. He has three children: two sons and a daughter.Send Email