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Posted on: March 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] AUSA to Host Regional Event Recognizing Vietnam Veterans Day

Residents of the Roanoke Valley are invited to attend an event to recognize National Vietnam Veterans Day at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 29, at the Vinton War Memorial, located at 814 East Washington St. in Vinton.  Hosted by the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) - T.J. Stonewall Jackson Chapter, the program will include the 29th Division Band; General John Rose, Office of Commemorations, Office of Secretary of Defense; a wreath-laying ceremony at High Ground; and the presentation of Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins. Refreshments will be served.

An exhibit and silent auction of one-of-a-kind high-resolution images from the Vietnam Combat Art collection, provided by the U.S. Army Center of Military History, will be part of this event. Proceeds will benefit the Military Family Support Center, which operates a pantry for needy military families.

For more information about this event call COL (R) John Miller at 540-904-2887. To learn more about the Association of the United States Army - T.J. Stonewall Jackson Chapter, click here.


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