Zorn to honor Vietnam period veterans Friday – Information – Bedford Now – Bedford Township, Michigan


State Sen. Dale Zorn will current Vietnam Conflict period veterans commemorative lapel pins Friday at a tribute ceremony on the Monroe County Truthful.

State Sen. Dale Zorn will current Vietnam Conflict period veterans commemorative lapel pins Friday at a tribute ceremony on the Monroe County Truthful.

The tribute will happen from 2 to four p. m. on the Monroe County Republican Occasion tent on Milan Ave.

The lapel pins might be supplied to any U.S. veteran who served on energetic responsibility at any time from Nov. 1, 1955, to Could 15, 1975, no matter whether or not they served in- nation, in- theater or have been stationed elsewhere through the Vietnam Conflict interval.

“I’m grateful to our Vietnam veterans for his or her service to our nation and I want all veterans who served throughout that turbulent time in historical past can obtain the pin in recognition of their service and sacrifice,” Zorn stated in a press launch. “In commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the Vietnam Conflict, I’ve hosted a number of shifting occasions to offer long-overdue recognition to Vietnam veterans and their households. This week’s presentation is in response to the quite a few requests for the commemorative pin we’ve got obtained through the truthful.”

From the archives: a 2016 pinning ceremony