Vietnam Veterans Day in Georgia
Gov. Deal to pay tribute to Vietnam veterans
by Staff Reports
Georgia Governor Nathan Deal will pay tribute to Vietnam Veterans and the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of troops from Vietnam Thursday at 11 a.m., inside the State Capitol.
Friday has been designated as 2013 “Vietnam Veterans Day in Georgia.”
Deal will be joined by Department of Veterans Service Commissioner Pete Wheeler, Vietnam Veterans of America Georgia State Council President Spence Davis, and representatives of Georgia’s Veteran Service Organizations, said Brian Zeringue, public information officer for the Georgia Department of Veterans Service.
This will be Governor Deal’s third consecutive year gathering with Commissioner Wheeler, members of the Vietnam Veterans of America – Georgia State Council, and other Veteran Service Organizations in Georgia recognizing Vietnam Veterans.