Tahoma National Cemetery to Honor Vietnam Veterans

Event-Date: 
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 12:00
County: 
KING
Category: 
Subject: 

Tahoma National Cemetery to Honor Vietnam Veterans

What:          A Vietnam War 50th Anniversary commemoration ceremony to thank and honor Veterans of the Vietnam War.

Who:           Keynote Speaker:  Joseph LaVoie Vietnam Veteran CWO2 US Navy Retired

Who:           Guest Speaker         Kristina Messenger Asst. Director Veterans Benefits Office Seattle.

When:         March 10, 2018 at 12:00pm (Noon)

Where:         Tahoma National Cemetery Main Flag Pole Assembly Area. Parking space is limited in the cemetery. Plan to walk to and from your parking spot to the ceremony.

Contact:       Thomas Yokes, Cemetery Director

                     Office: 425-413-9614                             

Background:  The Department of Veterans Affairs Tahoma National Cemetery will honor the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the Armed Forces in a 50th Anniversary event. The event will commemorate Vietnam War Veterans and include a pinning ceremony to all Vietnam Veterans in attendance.

The lapel pins will be presented by VA Senior Leadership to each Vietnam veteran during the event, and include accompanying remarks to reflect the nation’s thanks for their service and sacrifice. For more information on the lapel pins, visit: http://www.vietnamwar50th.com/assets/1/7/Veteran_Lapel_Pin_Fact_Sheet.pdf