Following his appointment as the State Commissioner of Michigan Vietnam Monument Commission, Mr. King oversaw all facets of the design, construction, and fundraising efforts to build Michigan’s Vietnam Monument.

As the Chairman of Public Relations Committee, Mr. King secured pro-bono agency and oversaw the creation of two award-winning public relations campaigns on behalf of the Michigan Vietnam Monument Commission commission. In total, over $700,000 worth of Television, Cable, Radio, Newspaper, and Magazine ads were placed pro-bono.

Mr. King is credited with raising $2.8 of the $3.2 million needed to complete the monument.