Empowering Veterans to Thrive in Agriculture

2016-08-30_11.14.13Tuesday, August 30th, Congressman David Young, held three events to help ensure we live up to the promises made to our service members, our veterans, and their families.  From 9 a.m. to noon there was a Veterans Care Fair.  Veterans and community service agencies and organizations were on hand with information about the services they provide to veterans and their families.  At 9:30 a.m. Congressman Young held a “Maximize Your VA Benefits” workshop.  Representatives and experts from the VA and service organizations, presented timely information and answered questions about veteran’s benefits.  At 11 a.m. Congressman Young, conducted a “Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony”.  The ceremony honored living and deceased Vietnam Era Veterans and their families for their valor, service, and sacrifice.  Living United States Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to be presented with the official “Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin”.

50thVietnam Vet Lapel Pin

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