The Arizona Military Museum is organizing an informal gathering at the Vietnam Memorial in Wesley Bolin Memorial Park in Phoenix at noon Monday, March 29.
Please help spread the word and encourage Vietnam veterans and their families to attend, especially if they have not yet been thanked and honored.
WHY: To thank Vietnam veterans and commemorate their service in the Vietnam War and to recognize the service and duty rendered by all servicemen and women of this era.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: It is preferable you wear a mask as we are still in a pandemic, but we will be outside and observing spacing. No food or beverages will be served, and the nearest toilets are in the Capitol Building across the street.
PROGRAM: Informal gathering, a few speeches, recognition of Vietnam service
National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29 honors the men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in United States history. Over 58,000 gave their lives serving their country.
March 29 honors Vietnam Veterans on the anniversary of the withdrawal of military units from South Vietnam. President Donald Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Day Act on March 28, 2017, calling for U.S. flags to be flown on March 29 for those who served.