Great Lakes National Cemetery to honor Vietnam veterans


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

When: April 1, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.

Where: Great Lakes National Cemetery Ceremony Assembly area (Rostrum, Amphitheater)

Contact: Roy Luera, Cemetery Director – Office: 248-328-0386

Background: The Department of Veterans Affairs Great Lakes National Cemetery will honor the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the Armed Forces with an 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 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.