Vietnam War 50th Commemoration
Congressman Brad Schneider be hosting two special events this Fall 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.
Mundelein Recognition Ceremony
17 October 2017 16:00- 18:00
VFW Memorial, near Carmel High School
Corner of Route 176 and Hawley Street
Mundelein, Illinois 60060
Waukegan Recognition Ceremony
10 November 2017 11:30- 14:00
Waukegan Public Library
128 N. County Street
Waukegan, IL 60085