“There are over 200,000 veterans in Washington who served during the Vietnam War,” said Rep. Newhouse. “I want to honor these heroes, including unreturned veterans, and their families. I have partnered with Vietnam War Commemoration as a part of a nation-wide effort to ensure all Vietnam-era veterans of Central Washington receive the recognition they deserve.”
Pinning ceremonies will take place at the following locations:
July 29, 2019 – Moses Lake: American Legion Post #209, 538 West Broadway Avenue
August 22, 2019 – Okanogan: American Legion Post #56, 801 2nd Avenue North
November 8, 2019 – Sunnyside: VFW Post #3482 – 615 North Avenue
Details about the ceremonies and the program can be found here. Interested veterans and families can contact Britten Hershberger in the Yakima district office at (509) 452-3243 for more information.