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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Vietnam War 50th Commemoration

Congressman Brad Schneider is hosting an event in Lake Forest on Saturday, February 29, 2020 to honor the veterans of the Vietnam War as part of the congressionally-authorized “United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.”

At the event, official Vietnam War 50th Commemoration pins, certificates, and proclamations will be distributed to veterans. Recipients must RSVP using the below form and submit a DD214 to demonstrate eligibility. If you do not have a DD214 copy, our office can help you obtain one. The commemoration items may be presented to veterans posthumously if the family completes an application on their loved one’s behalf.

To register for the event, please use the online form below or by printing and sending an application form to our office.

Event Information:

Saturday, February 29, 2020

American Legion McKinlock Post 264
801 McKinley Road, Lake Forest, IL


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Family member name and relation: (If the Vietnam Veteran is being awarded posthumously, please list the name and relation of the family member accepting the pin on their behalf.)


Attach DD-214 form here

  • If you are having issues uploading your file, applicants can also return the form and/ or  attachments to our District Office:
    • via fax at 847-793-0677
    • via email at
    • via postal mail:
      Office of Congressman Brad Schneider
      11 Barclay Blvd., Suite 200
      Lincolnshire, IL 60069
  • Your total combined file size can not exceed 1MB. Documents must be the following file types: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, .txt
  • Macintosh users: Your document must have a file extension. Resave it using your word processor with the appropriate extension from the above list.

If you do not have a DD-214, please fill out the Privacy Release Form on our website and return to the district. Obtaining DD-214s can take up to 30 days so please contact our office as soon as possible so we can assist you.

Note: Information submitted with your application cannot be returned. Information submitted with your application is subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. Section 552 (a), as amended and to the Freedom of Information Act, Section 552, as amended.