Upcoming Events


Jul

21

Tuesday
Arkansas Veterans Commission Quarterly Meeting

Arkansas Veterans Commission Quarterly Meeting

Arkansas Veterans Commission Quarterly Meeting

 

The regular quarterly meeting will be held 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 21.  Due to COVID-19 Social Distancing restrictions, we are asking for visitors to attend via ZOOM.  Please contact Carole Blanks at carole.blanks@arkansas.gov for the Zoom link to this meeting.

Oct

25

Sunday
2020 Vietnam Veterans Commemoration  Pine Bluff

2020 Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Pine Bluff

Celebrating Vietnam Era Veterans in a ceremony in Pine Bluff October 25th, 2020

Arkansas is celebrating Vietnam  Veterans who served in the military between November 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975, with a Vietnam War Commemoration ceremony scheduled for 1 p.m.  October 25th at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Pine Bluff Convention Center is located at 1 Convention Plaza, Pine Bluff Arkansas.

March 29 is  National Vietnam Veterans Day. 

On March 28, 2017, the president signed into law The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 (PL 115-15), designating every March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. October 25th, 1973 is the day the Military Assistance Command Vietnam was deactivated.

Veterans and their family members will be have access to one-on-one counseling on VA healthcare and benefits as well as other state programs for veterans.  The event is open to registered veterans, their family members and their guests.

Veterans have until March 20 at 4 p.m. to register online.  See link below.

Registered participants will receive a Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pin and a certificate. 

Veterans and their family members will have access to one to one counseling on VA healthcare and benefits as well as other state programs for veterans. The event is open to registered veterans, their family members and their guests.
Registration is necessary to arrange for Vietnam Veteran Commemoration Lapel Pins which will be presented to veterans after the ceremony by the military leaders from the community.


Register at the link below

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-the-united-states-of-america-vietnam-war-commemoration-pine-bluff-tickets-95943045231?aff=efbeventtix