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Governor Haslam to Formally Recognize and Remember Vietnam Veterans for Milestone Anniversary

Friday, March 22, 2013 | 11:54am

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder will formally recognize and remember Vietnam Veterans leading into the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of troops.  The proclamation and presentation event will be held in the Old Supreme Court Chambers in the State Capitol on Monday, March 25 at 2:00 p.m. (CDT)

In 2008, Tennessee became the first state to observe Vietnam Veterans Day.  In keeping with that tradition, Haslam will sign the Vietnam Veterans Day Proclamation to present to Vietnam Veterans of America Tennessee State Council President Barry Rice.

WHO:   Governor Bill Haslam, TDVA Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder, Vietnam Veterans of America Tennessee State Council President Barry Rice

WHAT:  Vietnam Veterans Day Signing and Presentation

WHEN:  Monday, March 25, 2013, 2:00 p.m. (CDT)

WHERE: Old Supreme Court Chambers in the State Capitol, Nashville

For information on the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs visit www.tn.gov/veteran, facebook/myTDVA or twitter @TNDVA.

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