ADVISORY: Congressman Kiley Hosts Pinning Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans on December 22

Dec 19, 2023
In the Community

On Friday, December 22, Congressman Kevin Kiley will be hosting a pinning ceremony for Vietnam Veterans at the Roseville VFW at 110 Park Drive in Roseville.

“On behalf of a grateful nation, I am honored to recognize the hard work and many sacrifices of our Vietnam Veterans. This Pinning Ceremony is a chance, in many cases overdue, to thank our Vietnam Veterans for their outstanding service,” said Rep. Kiley.

WHAT: The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act established the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration with an objective to thank and honor our 7 million Vietnam veterans and 10 million families of those who served for their heroic service and sacrifice on behalf of the Nation. Congressman Kiley will be pinning over 50 Vietnam Veterans at the ceremony. Between 150-200 people are expected to attend.

WHO: Congressman Kevin Kiley; Vietnam Veterans in CA03

WHERE: Roseville VFW, 110 Park Dr, Roseville, CA 95678

WHEN: Friday, Dec. 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

AGENDA:

12:15 – 1:00pm Eagle Scouts Usher Guests as they Arrive [Troop 121 (Granite Bay) & Troop 828 (Roseville)].

1:00pm Program Begins.

1:00pm – 1:05pm Welcome Comments by Congressman Kevin Kiley.

1:05pm – 1:07pm Posting the Colors by American Legion Post 169.

1:07pm – 1:10pm National Anthen by Owen Macintosh.

1:10pm – 1:12pm Pledge of Allegiance.

1:12pm – 1:30pm John Adams Academy Choir performance.

1:30pm – 1:35pm Amazing Grace & God Bless America by Owen Macintosh.

1:30pm – 1:35pm “Taps” performed by Brian Wood.

1:35pm – 1:40pm Speech – General Robert Hipwell, Placer County Veterans Stand Down.

1:40pm – 1:45pm Speech – Alec Lange w/ the USA Vietnam War Commemoration.

1:45pm – 1:50pm Speech – Congressman Kevin Kiley.

1:50pm – 2:50pm Presentation of the pins.

2:50pm – 2:55pm Retirement of the Colors.

2:55pm – 3:00pm Group photo.

Click here for more information on Rep. Kiley’s pinning ceremony. Please email Michael.Rauber@mail.house.gov by 12 p.m. PT on 12/21 to RSVP.

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