9 July, 2018 12:16

Dear Vietnam Veterans and Era Veterans, Surviving Spouses of Killed in Action, Active Duty Death, Death After Service, POW/MIA

Gold Star Wives Host 50th Year Event to Honor all military

Vietnam Era Veterans and Widows

with Vietnam Veterans of America, AZ Department of Veteran Services

The Gold Star Wives, Phoenix Chapter, is hosting an event to honor members of all of the military services and their widows who served during the Vietnam Era time period of Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975. We are in the process of trying to identifying all those who served our country anywhere in the world during this time period or lost a spouse during this time period due to a KIA (killed in action), POW (prisoner of war), MIA (missing in action), DOD (Department of Defense) death or service related injury. “It is a big job a on a short time line”, said Betty Stewart, Chaplain to the Phoenix Chapter. If you know someone who served in Vietnam or was killed and has family left in the area have them contact us right away.

If you are interested in attending the awards ceremony, to be held Saturday, September 22, 2018, please contact Kathy Upchurch 602 799 0240, ksupchur. Pins and/or certificates will be awarded to surviving spouses and some family members. Please contact me ASAP as we must order the 50 year commemoration pins and certificates right away especially KIA, MIA/POW surviving spouses as this information must be turned in by July 22 to DC..

If you are Vietnam VET and have not received your pin please send Kathy Upchurch your information Those attending must RSVP to the event by Aug. 30, 2018 to Saundra Stewart at

602-957-9860, noseaview4phx. as space is limited.

This is the information I need for Vietnam Veteran and Vietnam Era Veteran

FULL NAME

CONTACT INFORMATION INCLUDING ADDRESS, email, tel.

If you are a Surviving Spouse KIA, MIA, POW I need more information

RANK, FULL NAME OF SPOUSE, BRANCH OF SERVICE, DATE OF DEATH IN VIETNAM.

NAME OF PARENTS AND CONTACT INFORMATION….. IF THEY ARE DECEASED JUST SAY DECEASED

HAVE THEY RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE, A PIN

FULL NAME OF SIBLINGS AND CONTACT INFORMATION, HAVE THEY RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE? A PIN

FULL NAME OF CHILDREN AND CONTACT INFORMATION, HAVE THEY RECEIVED A CERTIFICATE? A PIN

Surviving Spouses receive a certificate and pin

PLEASE SEND THE INFORMATION BY EMAIL AND PLEASE SEND BY JULY 21, OR ASAP.

YOU WILL RECEIVE AN EVITE SAVE The Date September 22. Time 11:30 pm

I will notify you of where the event is when you give me your information.

Please don’t just show up I must order the Certificates and pins.

Thank you; please pass this to the Auxiliary/Associates Presidents