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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Community Event

Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 500, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the California Department of Veterans Affairs, will hold an event to thank and honor all Vietnam War veterans and to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war. All Vietnam veterans are invited to attend and receive a commemorative lapel pin in honor of their service. The event will be held on National Vietnam War Veterans Day, March 29, It begins at noon at the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Sacramento’s Capitol Park. The public is welcome to attend. Nearly three and a half million Americans served in the United States military during the Vietnam War and related conflicts in Southeast Asia between 1959 and 1975. More than 58,000 U.S. service members died during the Vietnam War, including 5,656 Californians.