March 29, 2021

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Today is the fourth anniversary of  National Vietnam War Veterans Day.  This day, March 29, is set aside each year to honor the men and women who served in the Vietnam War.  During the conflict, 58,318 Americans gave their lives in service to their country.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs released the following statement:

“Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day.  On this date in 1973, the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, disestablished.

Vietnam War Veterans Day’s main objectives include:  highlighting the contributions of all organizations to the war effort, honoring Americans’ contributions on the home front, emphasizing scientific and technological advancements, and recognizing our allies’ contributions.

Of the five commemoration objectives, the most important is honoring the service of Vietnam Veterans and their families, including those who were prisoners of war or missing in action.  Thank you for your service.

Read more at https://bit.ly/31tPQOw.”

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