***Media Advisory*** Sen. Proos to honor Vietnam veterans TODAY in Centreville

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Senator John Proos

Senator John Proos

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. John Proos will be hosting a Vietnam veteran lapel-pinning ceremony TODAY in Centreville.

Who:
Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph;
Local Vietnam veterans.

What:
A lapel-pinning ceremony to give long-overdue recognition to Vietnam War era veterans and their families.

When:
TODAY, Friday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m.

Where:
St. Joseph County Fairgrounds
316 E. Charlotte St.
Centreville, MI

Briefing:
Michigan’s Vietnam veterans were often forgotten when they returned home.

Proos will be presenting a Vietnam War Commemorative Lapel Pin to any U.S. veteran who served on active duty at any time from Nov. 1, 1955 – May 15, 1975, regardless of location. The ceremony is made possible by the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. Information regarding the commemoration can be found at www.VietnamWar50th.com.

Residents attending today’s ceremony at the St. Joseph County Fair will also be able to see the Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial.

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