ADVISORY: Congressman Kiley to Host Pinning Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans on March 29

Mar 28, 2024
In the Community

WASHINGTON – On Friday, March 29, Representative Kevin Kiley (R-CA) will be hosting a pinning ceremony for Vietnam Veterans at Folsom Middle School at 500 Blue Ravine Rd, Folsom, CA 95630. Over 40 Vietnam Veterans and their families will be in attendance.

“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. Over 40 Vietnam Veterans will be recognized at the ceremony.

WHO: Congressman Kevin Kiley; Vietnam Veterans in CA03

WHERE: Folsom Middle School Multipurpose Room, 500 Blue Ravine Rd, Folsom, CA 95630

WHEN: Friday, March 29, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

AGENDA:

5:30 – Welcome Comments by Congressman Kevin Kiley.

5:35 – Presentation of the Colors by Casa Roble Air Force Jr ROTC cadets.

5:37 – National Anthem by Sara Stubbert.

5:40 – Pledge of Allegiance.

5:40 – Amazing Grace by Sara Stubbert.

5:45 – Taps by Airforce Master Sergeant Brian Wood.

5:50 – Speech – General Robert Hipwell, Placer County Veterans Stand Down.

5:55 – Speech – Lance Izumi, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army.

6:00 – Speech – Congressman Kevin Kiley.

6:05 – Presentation of the pins.

6:45 – Closing remarks by Congressman Kiley.

6:50 – Benediction.

6:55 – Group photo.

Click here for more information on Rep. Kiley’s pinning ceremony.

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