Vietnam Vets honored in Ansbach
By U.S. Army
April 3, 2019 1 / 2 USAG Ansbach Commander Col. Steven Pierce, pins a Vietnam veteran during the Ansbach Community Vietnam Veterans Commemoration event March 30, 2019. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 2 Participants cut the cake at the Ansbach Community Vietnam Veterans Commemoration event March 30, 2019. (f.l.t.r.: Raul Abrego, DeCA, Susan Housten, American Legion Post 1982, Cary Zottolo, AAFES, Command Sgt. Maj. Philson Tavernier, USAG Ansbach, Ken Aungst, American Legion & VFW, Col. Steven Pierce, USAG Ansbach commander) VIEW ORIGINAL
Ansbach, Germany (March 30, 2019) - U.S. Army Garrison Commander Col. Steven Pierce and Command Sgt. Maj. Philson Tavernier joined local veterans organizations at the Urlas Mall Saturday to honor Vietnam Veterans.
The Vietnam War veterans and family members of Vietnam veterans received a commemorative pin and a certificate.
The joint event was also supported by the Ansbach Exchange and Commissary.
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