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Board of Visitors Continues to Expand
National Vietnam War Museum is pleased to announce that Brigadier General
James T. Spivey, Jr. has joined its Board of Visitors.
The Board of Visitors is a group that provides advice to the Board of
Directors and consists of influential persons from various walks of
life. Members include Texas State Senator Craig Estes, who represents
Texas' Thirtieth Congressional District; Mr. James Webb, best-selling
author, former Secretary of the Navy, and USMC Vietnam veteran; Mr.
Magne Hagen, who recently retired as the long-time personal Secretary
to the King of Norway; and General John T. Chain (USAF Ret.), former
Commander in Chief, Strategic Air Command.
Spivey was commissioned as an Artillery Second Lieutenant in June 1972,
and served on active duty in the US Army until 1977. Following his active
service, Chaplain Spivey attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
and received his Master of Divinity degree in 1980. He remained in the
US Army Reserve serving in various assignments in the United States
1986, Chaplain Spivey transferred from the Field Artillery to the Chaplains
Corps, and deployed to Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield and
Desert Storm. He was selected as Assistant Chief of Chaplains in April
1997, and promoted to Brigadier General in April 1998. He served as
Assistant Chief of Chaplains until April 2001. Chaplain Spivey retired
from the US Army Reserve in April 2003 and currently serves as the Administrative
Dean, Houston Campus, for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Spivey and his wife, the former Beverly F. Frederick, reside in Fort
National Vietnam War Museum welcomes Chaplain Spivey to the Board of
Visitors and is looking forward to a long and mutually supportive relationship.
National Vietnam War Museum is an IRS 501(c) (3) organization incorporated
in the State of Texas. For more information about the museum and its
activities, contact them at P. O. Box 146, Mineral Wells, TX 76068,
or on line at www.nationalvnwarmuseum.org.
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