March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act, signed into law in 2017, designated March 29 of each year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. March 29, 2022, will be the fifth anniversary of this national day of recognition. Please join us in thanking and honoring Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.

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    Welcome Home!
    A nation honors our Vietnam Veterans and their Families.
    Dates: May 11-13, 2023
    The Vietnam 50th War Commemoration is from 11-13 May 2023 in Washington, D.C. on the National Mall at both the JFK Hockey Fields and West Potomac Park. Vietnam veterans will be honored for their enduring legacy of service, and welcomed home. Festivities commence Thursday, May 11 at 11 a.m. with an opening ceremony, a ribbon-cutting with special remarks and a flyover by four Vietnam War period Huey helicopters in four-ship formation. This three-day interactive, immersive experience, runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, will highlight the legacy of our Vietnam veterans, and the contributions of individual citizens, our allies, the services and nongovernmental organizations during the Vietnam War period.

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    Find a local event to attend to honor and thank Vietnam Veterans and their families. If you don't see an event in your local area, we encourage you to create and submit your own.

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Featured Image - Central Texas welcome Vietnam veterans home (again)

Image: Fort Hood, Central Texas welcome Vietnam vets home
Image above: Emotions ran deep at Fort Hood, as nearly 700 Vietnam veterans were welcomed home. Veterans' family members and friends shed tears as the national anthem played at ceremony. May 22, 2012 (Photo Credit: U.S. Army)
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