Ceremony to honor Vietnam Vets

The West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS), a partner in the Vietnam War Commemoration, will recognize Vietnam veterans in a ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Permian Basin Vietnam Veterans Memorial, 9915 Wright Drive, Midland.

The ceremony is part of a nationwide effort of Americans uniting to thank and honor Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice.

“The ceremony is a simple, yet dignified way to welcome home living Vietnam veterans and extend our heartfelt thanks to the surviving families of those who were lost. We owe them our gratitude and admiration,” Kalautie JangDhari, director of WTVAHCS, stated in a news release..

March 29 is the official recognition day so designated by The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017. For more information, call 432-263-7361 ext. 7022.