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Super Bowl 50!

Two familiar faces from previous Super Bowls who also are Vietnam veterans stand alongside Gen. Mark Milley, the U.S. Army Chief of Staff. Join the Nation and thank a Vietnam veteran! Read More

Lt. Col. Grace Chicken Receives Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin

Lt. Col. Grace Chicken poses with 1st Lt. Spenser, an active-duty nurse at the 6th Medical Group, MacDill Air Force Base after Spenser presented the Vietnam veteran lapel pin to Chicken at the Society of Air Force Nurses Fall Luncheon in Tampa. Read More

American Legion Post 233 Vietnam Veterans Receive Certificate of Honor

Over fifty American Legion Post 233 veterans, in Loganville, Georgia, received the Vietnam Veteran lapel pins from Georgia Congressman Jody Hice on behalf of the nation at an Anniversary and Certificate & Pin Dinner Friday, November 6, 2015.

American Legion Post 298 Veterans Day Program

More than 40 Vietnam veterans were honored at the annual American Legion Post 298 Veterans Day Program in Marion, Iowa, Nov. 11, 2015. Read More

William C. Carr Address Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Museum

Lt. j.g. William C. Carr, a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Class of 1965 and Vietnam veteran, speaks with cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Museum Nov. 6, 2015 prior to being inducted into the Academy's Hall of Heroes.

A Look Back at the Vietnam War

Stars and Stripes honors the history and legacy of the Vietnam War with a special website. The site includes information on "Fighting in Vietnam", the "Cultural Revolution," "Casualties, POW & MIA"; as well as many other topics. Read More

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Have an Event? Order Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins and other free materials for your event by submitting an Event Request Form. Learn how by clicking the "Read more" link below which will take you directly to Issue 1 of the VWC SITREP. Read More

Fort Riley Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony

Major General Wayne W. Grigsby Jr., 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley commanding general, the “Big Red One” hosted a Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony on Nov. 6 at the Marshall Army Airfield. The event was attended by over 100 Vietnam veterans. Read More

Department of Veterans Affairs Lobby Exhibit Opening

Assistant Secretary Kevin Hanretta unveiled a Vietnam War Commemoration exhibit in the main lobby of the Washington, DC-based Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office on 9 November 2015. The exhibit was constructed by Mr. Bill Hester.

Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin

The Congressional Ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center honored nearly 500 Vietnam veterans and their families. This event marked the official release of the Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin. Read More

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