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Congressman Darrell Issa Announces Recognition Program for Vietnam Veterans

May 14, 2021

San Marcos, CA — Congressman Darrell Issa (CA-50) today announced an effort to thank and honor the service and sacrifice of Vietnam War veterans through the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration program. Issa released the following statement:

“All of our veterans past and present deserve our gratitude.  As we approach the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, it is past time to uniquely recognize the service and sacrifice of Vietnam veterans. If you - a family member, friend, or neighbor - served during Vietnam, I want to make sure the veteran’s commitment to this nation is honored.”

“I have had the opportunity to meet and highlight the service of several Vietnam veterans in the 50th Congressional district this year and I look forward to continuing to do so.  No Vietnam veteran should ever go without the nation’s thanks.”

Constituents of the 50th Congressional District who served in any branch of the military, regardless of the location in which they served, between November 1st, 1955 and May 15th, 1975 are eligible for recognition. Veterans, or their family members, friends, or neighbors, should complete this brief information form here. Or, please contact the Office of Congressman Issa at (760) 304-7575 for assistance.

The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration was authorized by Congress, established under the secretary of defense, and launched in 2012.

Darrell Issa is an Army veteran, representing California’s 50th Congressional District. The District encompasses the central and northeastern parts of San Diego County and a portion of Riverside County, including the communities of Fallbrook, San Marcos, Valley Center, Ramona, Escondido, Santee, Lakeside, El Cajon, Temecula, and the mountain and desert areas of the San Diego-Imperial County line.