Edmund Rogers Chapter
National Society Daughters of the American Revolution
VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION
Saturday May 19, 2018 11:00 am
South Central Kentucky Cultural Center200 West Water Street, Glasgow, Kentucky 42141
The Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin will be presented, on behalf of a grateful nation, to each living veteran who served at any time on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces, regardless of location, during the period of November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975.
Special recognition to four other categories of veterans and their families will be given through the Certificate of Honor Program:
1. Former, Living American Military POW from the Vietnam War as listed by The Department of Defense. If the former POW is deceased, the lapel pin may be presented to the surviving spouse.
2. Unaccounted For American military personnel listed as missing and unaccounted for from the Vietnam War by the Department of Defense. The lapel pin and certificate is presented to either a spouse, child, parent, or sibling of the veteran.
3. In Memory Of a veteran who is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. This lapel pin and certificate are presented to an immediate family member (spouse, child, parent, or sibling) of the veteran.
4. Deceased Vietnam Veteran's Surviving Spouse at the time of death of the veteran. The veteran must have served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period from November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location.
The lapel pins and certificates for categories 1 through 3 above are individually reviewed and issued by the Department of Defense. If eligible in these categories and wish to participate in this event, please contact us as soon as possible to assure your correct pin will be received in time from Washington, D.C. One pin and certificate per veteran can be presented.
Deadline Date: April 1, 2018
To participate in this event, please contact either:
South Central Kentucky Cultural Center 270-651-9792
Edmund Rogers Chapter, NSDAR Joan 270-428-3601 or Maude 270-678-4179
Please give your Name, Branch of Service, Rank, Dates & Location of Active Service.
The Vietnam War Commemoration lapel pins and certificates are provided by the United States Department of Defense through organizations who were approved as Commemorative Partners. Presentation of the pins and certificates is to be a dignified, public event in the Partners' community. The Edmund Rogers Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is a Commemorative Partner in Glasgow, Kentucky. This event is being co-hosted by the South Central Kentucky Cultural Center, Glasgow, Kentucky.
The Edmund Rogers Chapter was organized by Mrs. Grace Hughes White (Mrs. J. R.). Our chapter was named
for Edmund Pendleton Rogers, a Patriot.
The Edmund Rogers Chapter was organized by Mrs. Grace Hughes White (Mrs. J. R.). Our chapter was named for Edmund Pendleton Rogers, a Patriot.
Edmund Rogers Chapter Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA Mailing Address: e-mail:
Edmund Rogers Chapter
Glasgow, Barren County, Kentucky, USA
Mailing Address:P. O. Box 112