From the July 1944 magazine.

A. A. at Camp Peary

Operation of the plan (Alcoholics Anonymous), at Camp Peary, an officer from the base declared, at a big open meeting in Richmond, already has resulted in much good in its aid to officers in solving the problem of Navy men getting drunk on leave and overstaying their liberty. The A.A. group at the base, he said, occupy the same barracks and live with their problem, in close contact, seeking the solution among themselves.

This is part of a write-up of a semi-public meeting held in Richmond, Va. on May 16th--the first meeting of its kind to be held there. Several ministers and physicians attended as special guests. Tom B. of New York and White Plains was the invited guest speaker. The article appeared in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Wednesday, May 17, 1944.

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