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Notice: The DC Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs will be closed this Friday, Oct 19th from 12pm - 5pm for training. We will open again at 9:00am, Monday Oct 22nd. 

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Vietnam Veterans

Public Law 110-181 SEC.598; the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act authorized the Secretary of Defense to conduct a program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and "in conducting the commemorative program, the Secretary shall coordinate, support, and facilitate other programs and activities of the Federal Government, State and local governments, and other persons and organizations in commemoration of the Vietnam War.

MOVA is proud to support this program and all DC Veterans that served during the Vietnam Era (1955 - 1975). 

Commemoration Objectives:
1. To thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, for their service
and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of these veterans.

2. To highlight the service of the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War and the contributions of Federal agencies and governmental and non-governmental organizations
that served with, or in support of, the Armed Forces.

3. To pay tribute to the contributions made on the home front by the people of the United States during the Vietnam War.

4. To highlight the advances in technology, science, and medicine related to military research conducted during the Vietnam War.

5. To recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by the allies of the United States during the Vietnam War.

If you served in the Armed Forces sometime between 1955-1975, please contact MOVA at  202-724-5454  for a Commemorative Lapel Pin. 

Learn more about the program HERE