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

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) –

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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