Event Recognizes Iowa’s Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day ceremony at State Capitol May 7, 2019.

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs hosted an event Tuesday marking the 11th annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day.

The event took place at the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Wall located at the Iowa State Capitol.

This year`s commemorative ceremony honored the 867 Iowans who died serving in the Vietnam War era.

The ceremony also honored the spouses and families who’ve lost loved ones while serving in Vietnam or later as a result of their service.

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