State of Maine to recognize National Vietnam War Veterans Day
On Wednesday, March 29 at 2 p.m., the Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services will host a tribute of remembrance, reflection, and appreciation event ceremony at the State House in the Hall of Flags to honor the service of Vietnam Veterans.
“Maine's Vietnam-era veterans are a special group of people who sacrificed so much for our country. It is our responsibility to honor them for their courage and dedication in the face of danger and remember all of those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom,” said Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services Director, David Richmond.
Leadership from Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services will be joined by Maj. Gen. Douglas Farnham, Adjutant General of the Maine National Guard to recognize and reflect on National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Light refreshments will be served.
About Maine Bureau of Veterans’ Services
The Maine Bureau of Veterans' Services was established in 1947 by the State of Maine and is part of the Maine Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management. Our mission is to help Mainers who served, and their loved ones, understand and navigate the benefits, services, and programs available to them. The Bureau does this by being a responsive, experienced, and dedicated advocate. The Bureau is headquartered at Camp Keyes and has seven field service offices located throughout the state and a claims office located at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Togus, Maine. The Bureau also operates the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery System which includes four veterans’ cemeteries. For more information about the Bureau or to request assistance, please visit our website at www.maine.gov/veterans.