Daughters of the American Revolution Honor Vietnam Veterans With Certificates

DAR Recognizes Vietnam Sacrifice

The Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution that committed the U.S. to the Vietnam War by honoring area veterans with certificates of appreciation at the Masonic Temple in Oneonta this afternoon. Top row, from left, are Martin Foster, Dave Rees, Grant Coates and Joe Borawa. Front row, Cecelia Russell, Bob Wirr, Howard Trask, Neil Riddell, Don Whitmarsh and state DAR Regent Jeanne Westcott. Veterans were nominated by community members for recognition. "They gave so much for us and didn't get much when they came home," said Westcott, "It's time we turn back the clock and do it right." (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)
The Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin resolution that committed the U.S. to the Vietnam War by honoring area veterans with certificates of appreciation at the Masonic Temple in Oneonta this afternoon. Top row, from left, are Martin Foster, Dave Rees, Grant Coates and Joe Borawa. Front row, Cecelia Russell, Bob Wirr, Howard Trask, Neil Riddell, Don Whitmarsh and state DAR Regent Jeanne Westcott. Veterans were nominated by community members for recognition. “They gave so much for us and didn’t get much when they came home,” said Westcott, “It’s time we turn back the clock and do it right.” (Ian Austin/AllOTSEGO.com)

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