Final Preparations Underway for Vietnam Veterans’ Day Which Will This Year Mark 50 Years

July 19, 2023 12:55 am in by

Final preparations are underway for Vietnam Veterans’ Day which will this year mark 50 years since Australia ended its involvement in the long-running conflict.

Ahead of commemorations on August 18, Local Veterans & families are being encouraged to apply for a special medallion and certificate to recognise their service.

There are estimated to be more than 35,000 Australian veterans of the conflict still living, many of those regional locations.

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Former Governor-General and Vietnam Veteran, Sir Peter Cosgrove, says it’s important to acknowledge those who served and sacrificed so much.

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