The Department of Veterans Affairs Knoxville National Cemetery will honor the service, sacrifice, and enduring achievements of the Armed Forces in a 50th Anniversary event on March 28, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Knoxville National Cemetery flagpole. The event will commemorate Vietnam War Veterans and include a pinning ceremony to all Vietnam Veterans in attendance that have not been previously been pinned. There will be a wreath placed to honor Vietnam Era Veterans.

Reverend Dr. Pat Polis, Former Capt. US Army, will be the speaker.

Lapel pins will be presented in a dignified manner to each Vietnam veteran during the event, and include accompanying remarks to reflect the nation’s thanks for their service and sacrifice.