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Congressman Brad Schneider

Representing the 10th District of Illinois

Vietnam War 50th Commemoration

Congressman Brad Schneider will be hosting two special events in 2018 to honor the veterans of the Vietnam War as part of the congressionally-authorized “United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration.”

At both events, 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.

The Vietnam War 50th Commemoration was established by the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act. It began on May 28, 2012 and will last through Veterans Day, November 11, 2025.

Event Information: Spring 2018 Date TBD.  You will be notified by email as to the date and time.  Thank you for pre-registering.

 

 


VETERAN'S PERSONAL INFORMATION

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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.)

SERVICE INFORMATION

Attach DD-214 form here

  • If your 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 Karyn.davidman@mail.house.gov
    • 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.