Vietnam Vets Honored at Event Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War


In Hattiesburg, MS, Vietnam veterans will be the guests of honor during an upcoming event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

The Hattiesburg Veterans Committee is hosting a “Thank You” program for Vietnam veterans on Armed Forces Day, May 21, at the Lake Terrace Convention Center. It is a free event for all Vietnam veterans and their spouses or a guest.

This event is free for all Vietnam veterans and their spouses or a guest. Each veteran will be receiving lunch, a limited edition challenge coin and a commemorative T-shirt.

“We’re inviting all Vietnam veterans, please sir, please m’am, come and be a part of this, so we can say ‘thank you’ for your service to this country,” said Charles Brown, a member of the Hattiesburg Veterans Committee.  The program is part of a national observance of the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War.

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