Press Release

Vietnam veterans commemoration at Stockton

STOCKTON SPRINGS, Maine — The Stockton Springs American Legion Jerry W. Dobbins Post 157 will host a Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 3at the Stockton Springs Town Hall.
 Lt. Col. Peter Ogden, director of Maine Bureau Veterans Services, will participate in the Ceremony representing Gov. Paul LePage and adjutant general of Maine, Brig. Gen. James D. Campbell.

About 2.7 million Americans served in uniform in Vietnam and represented 9.7 percent of their generation. From the first U.S. military members killed in 1959 to the last in 1975, the United States suffered 58,200 dead and 304,000 wounded. The Feb. 3 ceremony will thank and honor local Vietnam veterans and their families for their service on behalf of the United States.

For further information, you may contact the post adjutant, Lee Snyder, at 567-3137 or at adjutant@mainepost157.org

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