Roger's new veterans council meets Thursday
The council will help Rogers stay plugged in on veterans issues and help him advocate those issues, he said in a release.
Last week, he added 31 East Alabama veterans and wants the council to include a diverse group of veterans.
Rogers is a member of the House Armed Services Committee and a ranking member on the House Homeland Security Subcommittee and on the Agriculture Committee.
Tomorrow's meeting is at 2:30 p.m. at the Comer Library at 314 N. Broadway Ave. in Sylacauga.
The 31 veterans recently appointed are:
Calhoun County: John Hamilton, Claude "Sonny" Miller, Gerald Watson, Rick Freeman
Chambers County: Roy Hill, Ray Edwards
Cherokee County: Kirk Day, Don Tucker
Clay County: Melvin "Leon" Morrow, Gerald Dial
Cleburne County: Tommy Poore, Phillip Morris
Coosa County: Les Sellers, Larry Rayfield, Melvin Jackson
Lee County: Bill Jenrette, Jerry Bently, Lewis Wood
Macon County: Benjamin Rackley, Harold Louis Powell Sr.
Montgomery County: William Rumph III, Bowen Ballard, Steve Linder
Randolph County: Tom Staples, Frank Reaves
Russell County: William Raines, Harvey Stewart
Talladega County: Jim Heigl, Oliver "Wayne" Dial
Tallapoosa County: Bruce Champion, Robert Stone