Herman “Skip” Hochreich was in the Army, 86th Combat Engineer Bn. His battalion left Ft Dix, N.J., on the USS Weigle in Oct. 66. Phu Loi, Tay Ninh, etc., down in the Delta. He left Nam in Oct 67. He is a charter member of Chapter 111 in Springfield, MA. He was the president of Chapter 866 and is the current President of the Massachusetts State Council.
He was elected as Region 1 Director at the 18th Biennial National Convention in New Orleans, LA.
Hochreich is also a VFW life member, a member of the American Legion, and Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Massachusetts Chapter 2-1.
He has a BS in Political Science from Westfield State University, and a MA degree. He graduated from the Massachusetts Police Academy in Worchester and Springfield.