Today is National Vietnam War Veterans Day and organizations across the East are commemorating those who served our country.
Jonathan Forte with the VA said from 2015 through 2025, they are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the War, marking 10-year troops were actively deployed in Vietnam.
The VA Healthcare Center in Greenville passed out cookies and care packages to veterans today.
Inside were handmade scarves, information about VA benefits, snacks and more.
“To thank our Vietnam veterans and welcome them back from service abroad,” said Administrator/Coo of Greenville VA Healthcare Center, Forte.
More than seven million Vietnam veterans are living today.