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Veteran of the Month—Ronald Wilkins

Ron Wilkins at age 19, Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.

Ronald Wilkins was born on June 20th, 1947 in the city of Philadelphia. Ron attended school in the Philadelphia educational system and went to Charles Elementary and other grade schools and graduated from Bok Technical High School.

At the age of 19, in 1966, he was drafted into the US Army. He Was stationed at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. He finished his basic training and tours of duty. While serving he was awarded numerous awards and certificates and was promoted to the rank of Specialist Fourth Class (E4). Ron was honorably discharged in January of 1969.

Ron was employed in the Philadelphia Correctional system and is now retired. He spends most of his leisure time travelling on cruises and taking trips to Las Vegas. He loves playing card games and billiard tournaments and also volunteering in political activities. As a hobby loves doing real estate and he also acts as an auto consultant.

Ronald Wilkins, we thank you for your service.