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Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 67 on March 27, legislation establishing March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day.
Vietnam Veterans recognized 040313 NEWS 1 Capital City Weekly Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 67 on March 27, legislation establishing March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day.

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Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 67 on March 27, legislation establishing March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day. "Although Vietnam veterans were treated shamefully when they returned, these fine veterans became champions for the cause of all veterans, so that no other warrior would have to experience what they did," Parnell said. "They've been a major force in creating services and support for veterans and their families. These veterans are finally starting to get the recognition and honor they are due. We are proud to stand with them." HB 67 was sponsored by Representative Steve Thompson, Co-Chair Veterans Caucus.

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Story last updated at 4/3/2013 - 3:25 pm

Vietnam Veterans recognized

Gov. Sean Parnell signed House Bill 67 on March 27, legislation establishing March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day.

"Although Vietnam veterans were treated shamefully when they returned, these fine veterans became champions for the cause of all veterans, so that no other warrior would have to experience what they did," Parnell said. "They've been a major force in creating services and support for veterans and their families. These veterans are finally starting to get the recognition and honor they are due. We are proud to stand with them."

HB 67 was sponsored by Representative Steve Thompson, Co-Chair Veterans Caucus.


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