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Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration
June 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDTFree
The DAR of Washington County, PA and Humana are honored to provide a Welcome Home Ceremony for our Vietnam Veterans and their families.
The National Society of the American Revolution (DAR), founded in 1890 with the mission of promoting historic preservation, education, and patriotism. The DAR Chapter of Washington County, PA is proud to partner with Humana to thank and honor Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. We believe that one of the legacies of the Vietnam War Commemoration and our Welcome Home Ceremony will be the healing of our Vietnam Veterans and their family members.
Vietnam Veteran Pinning Ceremony
We welcome all to join the DAR and Humana as we recognize and honor our Vietnam Veterans that served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces at any time during November 1, 1955 through May 15, 1975, regardless of duty location. An official Vietnam War Commemoration lapel pin and certificate will be provided to each Vietnam Veteran on behalf of a grateful Nation and community.
Certificates of Honor
The DAR and Humana would like to honor qualified Vietnam Veterans and family members with a unique and custom Certificate of Honor. If eligible, RSVP must be completed by April 10, 2023. An official certificate and lapel pin will be provided by the Vietnam War Commemoration and presented by the DAR and Humana, to those that meet one of these four distinct categories:
1. Former, Living American Military POW: Presented to Vietnam Veterans living in American and abroad who are former American Military POWs, from the Vietnam War as listed by the Department of Defense. If the former POW is deceased, the lapel pin may be presented to the surviving spouse.
2. Unaccounted For: presented to the immediate family members (i.e. parents, spouses, siblings, children) of American military personnel listed as missing and unaccounted for from the Vietnam War by the Department of Defense.
3. In Memory of: presented to the immediate family members (i.e. parents, spouses, siblings, children) of a veteran who is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
4. Deceased Vietnam Veteran’s Surviving Spouse: presented to the surviving spouse at the time of death of a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period from November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location.
Please register to ensure you receive your certificate, lapel pin, and Welcome Home bags during our Welcome Home Ceremony on June 10, 2023.
A Veteran social hour with light refreshments will be held immediately following the event.
This event will be held in-person at the Loft Conference Center: Southpointe location – 1000 Noble Energy Dr., Suite 100, Canonsburg, PA 15317.
For any questions, please reach out via email to [email protected]