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The Military & Veterans committee’s mission is to promote a positive working relationship among the community, employers and area military and veterans’ groups while heightening awareness of the military and veteran presence in the community.
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Meeting Time & Location:

The group meets on a quarterly basis at the Chamber.

2022 Committee Chair:

Jason Goette, SD Dept. of Labor & Regulations

Upcoming Events & Meetings:

  • Regular Meeting | November 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm at the Chamber

The Military and Veteran Committee of the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes our military, military families, veterans and civilian advocates that have shown outstanding achievement in the military or in support of the military or veterans in the Aberdeen area at the annual Community Champions Awards Luncheon held in February of each year.

The committee seeks nominations of personnel in the Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, Veterans members, Military families and Civilian advocates who have been serving during the past year.

Six awards are to be presented as follows:

  • Enlisted (grades E-1 through E-4)
  • Non Commissioned Officers (grades E-5 through E-9)
  • Officers and Warrant Officers (grades O-1 through O-10 & WO1 through CW5)
  • Military families
  • Veteran of Armed Services
  • Civilian advocate for Military and/or Veteran groups (individuals)
If you have a nomination, please contact the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce for an application or click here to download the application.

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