Vietnam Veterans Invited to Commemorative Pinning Ceremony In Wyoming County

In an effort to honor Vietnam-era veterans, the Offices of Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming) will co-host a ceremony to commemorate area Vietnam Veterans.

This event will take place Friday May 14th, 2021, at 6:00 pm at the Tunkhannock High School Football Field, 135 Pennsylvania Ave, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.  This ceremony will be part of the Wall That Heals display in Tunkhannock. The Wall that Heals is a program of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund that displays a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and is designed to travel to communities throughout the United States.  Commemorative pins will be presented to eligible Vietnam-era veterans during the ceremony.

Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time between Nov. 1, 1955 and May 15, 1975, regardless of location, will be eligible to receive a lapel pin at this ceremony. Family members are invited to attend the ceremony with veterans.

Vietnam veterans from Wyoming and surrounding counties who wish to attend should contact Rep. Boback’s office in Tunkhannock at (570) 836-4777 to RSVP. All CDC and PA Department of Health guidelines will be followed.