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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

50th Annual National Vietnam War Veterans Day | Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

March 29th: National Vietnam War Veterans Day On March 29, our great nation recognizes National Vietnam War Veterans Day on the 50th anniversary of the date the last combat troops left South Vietnam. We honor Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice and remember the men and women who put the lives of others ahead of their… Read more

May 1st, 2017 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… Read more

May 1st, 2015 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… Read more

May 1st, 2014 is Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America. On April 21, 2010, the United States House of Representatives passed H Res. 855, a stand alone resolution,… Read more

Senator Chuck Hagel Leads Vietnam War Anniversary Committee

The Department of Defense has selected Senator Chuck Hagel to chair the new Vietnam War Anniversary Committee. A decorated Vietnam War veteran, Hagel joined the Army in 1968.  He served, along with his brother Tom, in the United States Army’s 9th Infantry Division. While enlisted, Senator Hagel earned many military decorations and honors, including two Purple Hearts. A two-term senator… Read more

Vietnam War Commemoration Begins

Memorial Day 2012 marked the start of a national commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The kick-off began at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. as National Commander Donald Samuels and President Barack Obama held an official press conference to announce the official commemoration will span 13 years—the length of time that the United States spent… Read more

May 1st, 2012 is Silver Star Service Banner Day and Loyalty Day! Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

This is a Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement: May 1st, 2012 is Silver Star Service Banner Day Silver Star Service Banner Day was created by The Silver Star Families of America (SSFOA); a 501(c) tax exempt organization dedicated to honoring and supporting wounded, ill, and injured veterans of all branches of the armed forces of the United States of… Read more