Kowall and Nofs to discuss Battle Creek event honoring Vietnam era veterans

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What:
A press conference to discuss the Friday, Oct. 27 formal Vietnam veteran lapel pinning ceremony in Battle Creek.

Who:
Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kowall, R-White Lake
Sen. Mike Nofs, R-Battle Creek
Public Affairs Officer 2nd Lt. Andrew Layton, Michigan Air National Guard 110th Attack Wing

When:
Monday, Oct. 16 at 1 p.m.

Where:
110th Attack Wing
Battle Creek Air National Guard Base
3367 W. Dickman Road
Battle Creek

Brief:
Kowall, Nofs and other participants will discuss the Oct. 27 “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Event to Thank and Honor Vietnam Era Veterans and Their Families” formal lapel pinning ceremony in Battle Creek. Michigan Air National Guard 2nd Lt. Andrew Layton will moderate the press conference.

South Haven native, Vietnam veteran, and Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Army Spc. 5 James C. McCloughan will perform the national anthem at the Oct. 27 ceremony and address the audience. In addition, the Cereal City Concert Band will perform a selection of patriot music under the direction of Conductor Dr. Stephen White, and the Hooligans Flight Team will do a flyover in a Missing Man formation. For more information, visit www.hooliganflight.com.

Note: For media credentials, please contact Kowall’s Director of District Affairs Lynn O’Brien at 517-373-0563 (email lobrien@senate.michigan.gov).