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Vietnam War Commemoration Coming to Blair County


Last updated 9/17/2019 at 11:37am

State and federal lawmakers who represent Blair County on Sept. 16 announced a November commemoration of the Vietnam War period, including an opportunity for veterans and their families to receive a Vietnam veteran lapel pin.

The event on Friday, Nov. 8, will feature guest speaker Rocky Bleier, a Vietnam War hero and four-time Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

“I had the opportunity to be part of the commission to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The pinning ceremony is really the first time that our government has been able to thank and honor specific...

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