Gov. Bill Haslam to pay tribute to Vietnam Veterans

Gov. Bill Haslam to pay tribute to Vietnam Veterans

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NASHVILLE (AP) - Gov. Bill Haslam on Monday will pay tribute to Vietnam Veterans leading into the 40th anniversary of the withdrawal of troops.

Haslam will be joined by Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder and Vietnam Veterans of America Tennessee State Council President Barry Rice.

The proclamation and presentation event will be held at 2 p.m. on War Memorial Plaza in front of the Vietnam Veterans Monument in Nashville.

Tennessee became the first state to observe Vietnam Veterans Day in 2008.

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