Griffin to Host Post Office Building Dedication Ceremony

Congressman Tim Griffin (AR-02) will join the United States Postal Service (USPS) in hosting the Nicky “Nick” Daniel Bacon Post Office Building dedication ceremony on Tuesday, August 6, 2013. This event is open to the media.


Who: Congressman Tim Griffin

Mayor Tammy Bomar

Sergeant First Class James Bacon

What: Nicky “Nick” Daniel Bacon Post Office Building Dedication Ceremony

When: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

11:00 a.m. CT

Where: Rose Bud High School Arena

124 School Road

Rose Bud, AR 72137


Rep. Griffin introduced legislation in the 112th Congress to designate the U.S. Post Office in Rose Bud as the Nicky “Nick” Daniel Bacon Post Office Building. In 1963, at the age of 17, Bacon forged his mother’s signature so he could enlist in the Army. During the Vietnam War, Bacon served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. He received the Medal of Honor for his actions in combat in Tam Ky, Vietnam. He also received the Distinguished Service Cross, the Legion of Merit, the Bronze Star and a Purple Heart. After retiring from active duty, he continued his service as the director of the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs. Bacon passed on July 17, 2010 after fighting a long battle with cancer.

About Congressman Tim Griffin

Congressman Tim Griffin was re-elected as the 24th representative of Arkansas’s Second Congressional District on November 6, 2012. For the 113th Congress, he is a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means while also serving as an Assistant Whip for the majority. In the 112th Congress, he served as a member of the House Armed Services Committee, the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Griffin is a graduate of Hendrix College in Conway and Tulane Law School in New Orleans, and attended graduate school at Oxford University. He has served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 17 years, was deployed to Iraq and has been selected for Lieutenant Colonel. He also served as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas and Special Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of Political Affairs for President George W. Bush. Griffin lives in Little Rock with his wife Elizabeth and their two children.

Griffin’s congressional offices are located in Little Rock, Conway and Washington, and are open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT, except for federal holidays. Office locations and directions are available online at, by phone (501) 324-5941 or by writing the Office of Congressman Tim Griffin, 1232 Longworth House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515.