Friday, March 28, 2014

“2014 Annual Vietnam Veteran’s Day" ~ March 29th”

3rd Annual Vietnam Era Veterans Welcome Home Day

Saturday March 29th will be the 3nd Annual National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.

 An Open House will be held at the Synepuxent Post #166 American Legion located at 2308 Philadelphia Ave. Ocean City, Md. this year The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #1091 Ocean city, Md. will be a partner in this years event.

The time will be 1300hrs until 1600hrs with a lunch served to Vietnam Era Veterans. A presentation of the POW/MIA Table will be held at 1500hrs by Bill Wolf.

 In 2007 the US Congress and US Senate passed a resolution proclaiming March 29th as the National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. Since that time the states of New Hampshire and Connecticut have passed legislation making it official in those two states.

There will be information available from the 50th United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration which is the home base for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. The ground work has been laid and Post #166 is a Commemorative Partner with this National Group appointed by the Department of Defense.

 Information concerning the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) will also be available. Post #166 has over 400 members of Vietnam Veterans and they should be recognized. A Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) has been formed and Chapter President Nelson Kelly will be part of this years program.


 For more information please contact Sarge Garlitz cell phone 443-735-1942 anytime.

American Legion Post 166 Ocean City, MD (FACEBOOK)

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