A Talk on Serving Others
Service will be the topic in a program sponsored by Citizens Interested in Vermont Education on Friday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m., at the American Legion Hall in Arlington. Guest speaker Colonel Allan Faxon will discuss the many aspects of serving others. Faxon, former teacher at the Long Trail School and Burr and Burton Academy, began his military career in the Marine Corps in 1981. He has held assignments as infantry officer, logistics officer and engineer officer, and was an initial member of a special anti-terrorism unit shortly after 9/11; he served as Deputy of Logistics for all of Iraq in 2005; and most recently, served with the Second Marine Expeditionary Brigade as lead engineer in Afghanistan. Faxon retired from the Marine Corps in 2011. He is currently Chief Operations Officer/Deputy at the Vermont Veterans Home in Bennington, Vt. This event is free and open to the general public. Contact Carol DuPont at 802-362-5556 or Barbara Marchetti at 802-362-3675 for further information.