Tribute to Richards, Grove

Photo Credit: Bruce LeClaire | Southern Ute Veterans Association

Southern Ute Veterans Association Commander, Rudley Weaver, and Vice-Commander, Raymond Baker, presented plaques recognizing the previous Commander, Howard Richards Sr., and Vice-Commander, Rod Grove, for their years of service as Officers, Wednesday, Oct. 7. The recognition took place at the Southern Ute Veterans Memorial Park on Tribal Campus. Both men served combat tours in Vietnam and remained instrumental in the long-standing success of the Southern Ute Veterans Association back at home in the decades that followed. The plaques read:


  • Honoring Howard Richards Sr.
  • Honoring Rod Grove

With great appreciation for your many years of dedicated service as Commander/Vice Commander.  Thank you for going above and beyond representing the Southern Ute Veterans. Your comrades salute you.

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