Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Recognizes Mrs. Jacqueline James as the District's Veteran of the Year

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

At the State Capitol, Mrs. Jacqueline James was honored by Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas as Assembly District 54 Veteran of the Year for her military service to both her state and country.

Mrs. James received this honorable distinction as a result of her longstanding service and dedication to the U.S. Army. She served as a Combat Medic from 1982 to 1990 and was additionally deployed to both Korea and Japan. Although throughout her service, she was primarily stationed in Hawaii. In the years after Mrs. James finished dutifully serving the U.S. Army, she returned to Los Angeles, where she continues to reside, and works as the Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Specialist at the Marina Del Rey Employment Development Department.