Chattanooga National Cemetery To Honor Vietnam Veterans
Monday, March 18, 2019
Chattanooga National Cemetery will hold a Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony to thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War. The event will be held on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 a.m. at the Chattanooga National Cemetery Pavilion. Mr. Bill Norton, Vietnam War veteran, USMC, will be the keynote speaker.
"The Department of Veterans Affairs Chattanooga National Cemetery will honor the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the Armed Forces in a 50th Anniversary event," officials said.
"The event will commemorate Vietnam War veterans and include a pinning ceremony to all Vietnam veterans in attendance that have not been previously been pinned. There will be a wreath placed to honor the Vietnam Era veterans. The City of Chattanooga will make a Proclamation noted that March 29 will be National Vietnam Veterans Day.
"The lapel pins will be presented in a dignified manner to each Vietnam veteran during the event, and include accompanying remarks to reflect the nation’s thanks for their service and sacrifice."