Collection # MS-018
John Vann GMA Uniform Collection,
Main Entry: Development Office
John Wallace Vann III (1949-1986) was born on April 12, 1949.
He entered Georgia Military Academy in September, 1955 and graduated
in May, 1967. At GMA he was a member of the football, swimming,rifle,
and gymnastics teams. As a cadet he rose to the rank of First
Lieutenant on the Battalion Staff. He also participated in the
school strength and variety show.
Scope and Content:
The collection consists of 9 pieces of uniform used by Vann as
a GMA cadet, 1955-1967. The artifacts include dress uniform pieces,
two caps, and two white fabric belts with buckle. One of the dress
jackets is junior school size. One sash is red velvet, while the
other is red fabric with large tassel. These items were donated
to the school many years before and were passed to the Archives
by the Development/ Alumni Affairs Office as a transfer.
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