We just learned that Billy Frank Evans passed away 1 June 2017. He did four tours in Vietnam with the 5th group.
Visitation will be from 1700-2000 on 6 June and 1200 to 1400 on 7 June at Stark Funeral Service, 101 S. Washington Street, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. The service will follow visitation at 1400 on 7 June. Billy’s ashes will be interned at the Great Lakes National Cemetery at 1330 on 8 June.
There are new pictures up from the Inauguration and from the winter meeting and Christmas dinner.
Special Forces Association Michigan Chapter 55 Mission Statement:
The mission of the Michael F. May Memorial Chapter is to unite all persons who are currently or have been assigned to the United States Army Special Forces. The chapter works to perpetuate the Special Forces traditions; to commemorate fittingly, the memory of Special Forces troops who have given or shall give their lives in defense of the Free World; to educate its members and the citizens of the United States in the development of Special Forces and to keep them aware of new developments in the field of Special Forces as is consistent with security regulations; to encourage a closer bond with other members of the chapter and friendly spirit of mutual cooperation; to advance and promote the general welfare and prosperity of chapter members and to improve by all lawful means their status and condition within their communities; to be a source of inspiration and esprit de corps for all Special Forces units.
- If you are an active duty or former SF soldier not familiar with our SFA chapter and your first contact with us is online, we would be pleased to hear from you.
- In brief, you should know the following about us: Chapter LV was established in 1991 and has provided outstanding service ever since. Our membership AO includes both the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan as well as former SF’ers in West Virginia, Indiana, Georgia, Pennsylvania, northern Ohio, Florida, Illinois, and the United Kingdom.