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Iowa Veterans Home Marking 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa- The Iowa Veterans Home is recognizing the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. The home held a ceremony on Wednesday. Vietnam veterans from the home, and the surrounding area were on hand to be recognized with a pin, and a book of Vietnam War memories. “To all the Veterans that are here today, I say you are all heroes , heroes who faced the issues of war, wherever that might have happened,” said Dan Gannon, Chair of the Iowa Commission of Veterans Affairs. “As we observe the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, we reflect with solemn reverence, upon the valor of a generation that served with honor, and I’ll say they again, served with honor.”