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Congressman Gonzalez Announces Virtual Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Lapel Pinning Ceremony for Saturday, August 22

August 11, 2020
Press Release

MCALLEN, Texas – Today, Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) announced the new rescheduled date for the Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemoration lapel pinning ceremony for those in the 15th District of Texas. The event will be held virtually on Saturday, August 22 at 1 p.m. CT.

Veterans who are eligible to receive a Vietnam lapel pin must have been on active duty between November 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975. Veterans and their family members are welcome to register.

“Thanks to technology we’ve found a way to honor our veterans despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic,” said Congressman Gonzalez. “I look forward to recognizing these brave men and women and honoring them for their service to our country.”

The registration page can be found here