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Higgins Honor Over 40 Vietnam War Veterans

Nov 2, 2018
Press Release

Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) honored over 40 local veterans who served during the Vietnam War during a ceremony at the Veteran One-Stop Center of Western New York.

The America Vietnam War Commemoration was authorized by Congress, established under the Secretary of Defense, and launched to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.  

The Commemoration pledges to honor United States veterans who served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces at between November 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975.  Vietnam Veterans nationwide will receive a long overdue thank you which includes the presentation of Vietnam War Commemoration pins presented between Memorial Day 2012 through Veterans Day 2025. 

Congressman Higgins is a registered commemorative partner and presented pins to more than 40 Western New York veterans who served during the Vietnam era. 

A total of over 2.5 million Americans served in the Vietnam War.