Cook County VA to honor Vietnam-era vets next month
The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs invites Vietnam-era veterans to the 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration at the Brookfield Zoo Swan Pavilion, 8400 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29.
The ceremony will recognize and honor Vietnam-era veterans who served between 1955 and 1975. To be recognized, veterans must submit their names, ranks, branches and dates of service on this form. The form must be mailed, emailed or faxed to the address on the form. Widows must provide information on deceased veterans. The form is due by Sept. 15 to ensure that the veteran or widow is recognized by the community. Those who want to attend must RSVP by Sept. 15 as well.
The Cook County Veterans Affairs Office will call and confirm receipt of the veteran's or widow's application. Space is limited. Questions should be directed to the Veterans Affairs Office at 312-603-6423, 312-603-2221 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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