Thank a Veteran Any Day of the Year

If you can’t find a National Vietnam War Veterans Day or Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day #event to attend today in your area, you can #honor veterans in a more personal way by visiting a local veterans home or VA hospital, sending a card, making a phone call, or shopping a veteran-owned business. You can also #support to programs that benefit veterans any day of the year by #donating your lightly used clothing and household goods to Just schedule a #free #donation #pickup at your convenience, and our trucks will relieve you of that #clutter on the appointed day. #NationalVietnamVeteransDay

Events Nationwide Welcome Vietnam Veterans Home

If you happen to be in Monroe, Louisiana, on National Vietnam War Veterans Day (a.k.a. Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day), pay a visit to the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum. Veterans can enter and eat for free, and other guests are $10.00. Housed at a former military airfield school, the facility covers the histories of all five branches of the U.S. armed forces, featuring dramatic first-person accounts of local veterans’ experiences. It’s just one of the thousands of celebrations and observances honoring the #service and #sacrifice of those who served in the Vietnam War on March 29; find an event in your area! #NationalVietnamVeteransDay

Find a Local Vietnam Veterans Day Event

One good way to celebrate National Vietnam War Veterans Day is to find an observance led by #veterans in your area. #Vietnam Veterans of America and other groups will host solemn events at memorials nationwide to recognize #service and #sacrifice. In Walla Walla, Washington, for example, veterans and friends will meet at the local memorial for coffee, donuts and Vietnam War-era music, as well as a small display of classic cars. Google “National Vietnam Veterans Day events near me” to find an observance in your area and #support your local veterans. #NationalVietnamVeteransDay

Commemorating the Vietnam War and Its Service Members

National Vietnam War Veterans Day is March 29 — an excellent time to thank and honor #Vietnam #veterans and their families for their #service and #sacrifice, as well as recognize former prisoners of war and families of those still listed as missing in action. Additional objectives of the nation’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War focus on the wartime service of the armed forces and support organizations; paying tribute to wartime contributions at home by American citizens; highlighting technology, scientific and medical advances made during the war; and recognizing the contributions of U.S. allies. #NationalVietnamVeteransDay

1,000 Ceremonies Honor Vietnam Veterans

Nearly 1,000 ceremonies observed National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29 to thank and honor Vietnam veterans, according to Vietnam War Commemoration, including a wreath-laying ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. If you missed the ceremony but still want to #honor #veterans, visit its Facebook page to watch a video of the ceremony, or thank a veteran personally by sending a note, volunteering a local VA hospital or supporting upcoming veterans events in your area. You can also support veterans by #donating to #NationalVietnamWarVeteransDay