Vietnam veterans of American Legion Post 178 attended the National Vietnam War Veterans Day “Welcome Home” Commemorative on March 29, 2021 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Frisco, Texas. The event commemorated the sacrifices of Vietnam veterans and their families.
The event, sponsored by VFW Post 8273, included a “Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Ceremony” and was part of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program. It honored all veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location. No distinction was made between veterans who served in-country, in-theater or who were stationed elsewhere during the Vietnam War period.
The keynote address was given by guest of honor Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, MOH, USMC (ret). A Medal of Honor recipient, Gen. Livingston is the most highly decorated Marine infantry officer from the Vietnam War.
More than 350 members of Post 178 are Vietnam-era veterans. Join the nation ... thank a Vietnam veteran!