New Yorkers Honor Legacy of 1,741 Fallen Servicemen on “Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day”
Hundreds of Vietnam War veterans and relatives of fallen soldiers will come together for a commemorative ceremony on “Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.” Hosted by The United War Veterans Council, this event will pay special tribute to the New Yorkers who lost their lives during the Vietnam War and those from NYC who have made the ultimate sacrifice since 9/11 on Saturday, March 26 at the Vietnam Memorial Plaza at 55 Water Street, New York, NY from 12 PM to 4 PM.
The day’s event will include a reading of the names of the 1,741 fallen Vietnam soldiers, remarks from Paul Bucha, Medal of Honor Recipient of the Vietnam War, John Rowan, the National President of Vietnam Veterans of America, and patriotic music performed by the U.S. Army 319 Statue of Liberty Band.
To further honor those individuals who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and the families who continue to keep their legacies’ alive, the UWVC will recognize the families of the fallen heroes.
The United War Veterans Council invites the public to help us ensure that we remember the sacrifices of those who served and demonstrate our support for those currently serving and their families.
For more information about The United War Veterans Council and the “Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day” event, visit www.UnitedWarVeterans.org
- DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 26
- TIME: 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
- PLACE: VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL PLAZA- LOBBY PROMENADE 55 WATER STREET NEW YORK, NY 10041