Michael F. Newman was joined by his wife, Cynthia, as he accepted the Jefferson County Veteran of the Month honor for December. Newman served in the United States Marine Corps from December 1968-November 1970. He was deployed to Vietnam and served with a security force unit in and around the Philippines before coming back to the United States. Pictured, from left to right, Cynthia Newman, commissioner Gale Pohlmann, Michael Newman, commissioner Mark Schoenrock and commissioner Michael Dux.