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**MEDIA ADVISORY** Strickland to Honor Local Vietnam Veterans with Pinning Ceremony in Lacey

November 22, 2021

Olympia, WAOn Tuesday, November 23rd at 10:00 AM PT, during National Veterans and Military Families Month, Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) will hold a Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony to honor local veterans in partnership with the US Vietnam Veterans Pin Commission. During the ceremony, Strickland will recognize the service of each veteran or their surviving family member, and present honorees with a ceremonial lapel pin as a symbol of immense gratitude for their service to our country. The pinning ceremony is part of an ongoing national effort to honor all Vietnam War period veterans who served from November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975.

WHO:

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10)

Vietnam Veterans living in Washington’s 10th District 

WHAT:

Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony

WHEN:

Tuesday, November 23rd at 10:00 AM PT

WHERE:

Lacey City Hall Chamber, 420 College St SE, Lacey, WA 98503

NOTE:

RSVP to katrina.martell@mail.house.gov.

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland serves as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and is the only African-American woman who serves on the House Armed Services Committee. She is one of the first Korean-American women elected to Congress and the first African-American to represent the Pacific Northwest at the federal level.

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