The Vietnam War in the spotlight


American Legion Post 34 to Welcome National Era Veterans as Part of its 75th Anniversary

Faces of Freedom will produce a highlight event on the Vietnam War on Saturday, October 22 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at American Legion Post 34.

The Welcome Home and Frets for Vets event is part of the Veterans 75th Anniversary.
Post 34 will host a prestigious welcome home celebration to honor its 315 Vietnam War veterans.

This is the largest event of many created by Post 34 this year to honor those who served in Vietnam in the name of freedom. The gates open at 11 a.m. when a large contingent of Legion horsemen from Post 34 and area posts show up at Post 34 in grand style to celebrate and welcome the Vietnam Veterans. At 12 p.m., Post 34 will feature a four-hour meal and two “Good Morning, Vietnam” shows, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., featuring an exciting nine-member band – The Tributaries – playing music from the 1950s. in the middle of 1975. . Along with a number of professional musicians, guest vocalist Mindy Ronstadt (Linda Ronstadt’s niece) and the Manhattan Dolls will perform. Tickets for the Good Morning, Vietnam shows, which cost $20, can be purchased at the Post (after 10 a.m. weekdays and weekends). From 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the event launches into explosive musical excellence as attendees enjoy nostalgic band Flashback as they transport music lovers back in time with the thrilling sights and sounds of the era.

The Welcome Home and Frets for Vets event is open to the public.
“This will be another great event to honor the many men and women who served in Vietnam between 1955 and 1975,” said Post 34 Legion commander Brian Fernandez.

Our largest group of veterans fought at that time in one of the worst wars of all time.
By adhering to the Welcome Home theme, we will bring honor, patriotism and recognition to this incredible group of patriots who have never been properly welcomed into their homes.

American Legion Post 34 is located at 6272. E. Cave Creek Road in Cave Creek, Arizona. The American Legion, formed in 1919, supports and defends the rights of veterans, active military personnel and their families. The 501(c)(19) also supports American Legion initiatives and programs while promoting patriotism and responsible citizenship. American Legion Post 34 is a non-secular and apolitical organization.


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