50th Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony
September 25 @ 6:00 pmFree
The Bolton Landing American Legion Post #961, in conjunction with the Capital District of New York Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), will be conducting a 50th Vietnam War Commemoration ceremony on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, starting at 6 pm at the Bolton Community Center. The Center is located at 56 Edgecomb Pond Road, Bolton Landing, NY. The event is open to all Vietnam War Era Veterans and their families and friends. Vietnam War Era lapel pins will be issued to those who served in the military during the period of November 1, 1955 thru May 15, 1975 and have some time on active duty even if only training. All branches of the service – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard qualify. The pin is authorized even if you did not serve in Vietnam during that period. The event is free and refreshments will be served.
You can register for the event in one of three ways: Email [email protected] or mail American Legion Post #961, PO Box 795, Bolton Landing, NY 12814, or by phone call Nick Laiacona at 518-644-3559 (leave message if no answer). Registration must be completed no later than September 22, 2019. Please provide your name, dates of service and name of spouse/family/guest you will bring. Each individual Vietnam War Era Veteran will be recognized and presented with the lapel pin.
There is also a Deceased Vietnam Veteran’s Surviving Spouse pin which is for a surviving spouse at the time of death of a Veteran who served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces at any time during the period noted above regardless of location.