Mesa Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10:45am


Colors presented by the Motorcycle Color Guard of America

Every Veteran and Surviving Spouses of a Deceased Veteran who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War Era (any time between Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location) will be pinned and receive our Nation’s gratitude.

There is no Pre-Registration. Please just plan on attending.

Another Free Community Event at Mesa Market Place

Vietnam Veterans, their families, their friends, fellow Veterans,

and the Public are invited to attend and participate in

honoring our Vietnam Veterans for their service and sacrifice.

Special Pinnings are also available for the following People: Please contact Veteran Nancy Fassbender at 480-983-0634 if any of the following is true for you:

-If you are a Former POW.

-If you are a Parent, Spouse, Sibling, or Child of a Vietnam Veteran who is listed on the Vietnam Memorial in Wash, DC.

-If you are a Parent, Spouse, Sibling, or Child of an Unaccounted for or Missing Veteran by the DoD.

-If you are the Surviving Spouse of a Former POW.

For more information about this Pinning Event, contact Joan Wells: 602-703-7682,

Veteran Nancy Fassbender, author of ‘My Fallen Hero’ and Board Member of the Pinal County Veterans Memorial Foundation will speak.

Also…before and after, Color Draw & Write!! Your artwork and letters will be included in Care Packages destined for Armed Forces personnel serving in the Middle East! We’ll provide the coloring paper and you’ll provide your talent, creativity & best wishes!

Veteran Howard Schneider will perform the National Anthem

Chuck Byers served as a Medic in Vietnam.

In 2018, he was inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame.

For the past 25 years, he has served as a Veterans Service Officer.

Major General James T. Jackson U.S. Army (Retired), Director, The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, will conduct this ‘Pinning Ceremony’ on behalf of the United States Government and the Department of Defense.

Ms. Fassbender and the Pinal County Veterans Memorial Foundation are sponsoring this 50th Anniversary Pinning Event, and are instrumental in bringing this event

to Mesa Market Place. Thank you.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 10:45am

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