Vietnam War 50th Commemoration

September 29, 2016

The Cook County Department of Veterans Affairs would like to invite veterans from our community to join the the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration on September 29th, from 11am until 1:30pm at Swan Pavilion inside Brookfield Zoo.  The purpose of this program is to honor and recognize the veterans that served during the Vietnam era from 1955 through 1975. 


Cook County Veterans Affairs will call upon receipt of the applications to confirm information and to reserve a spot at the event,  as spaces are limited.  We will also like to recognize the wives of those Vietnam era Veterans who have died. 


In order to be recognized, veterans will need to submit the following information:

***Vietnam era Veterans' Name, Rank, Branch and Time of Service

***If widows, please provide the Deceased Vietnam era Veterans' Name and Date of Death, including the same information listed above and adding the name of the spouse.

Submit information and RSVP by Sept 15th: Those interested in attending must RSVP no later than September 15th.  Veterans must complete this Vietnam 50th Commemoration Application, then submit it via fax, email, or mail to Cook County Veterans Affairs.



To confirm your attendance or for more information regarding the 50th Vietnam War Commemoration Program, please contact Cook County Veterans Affairs: 

Find more information about the Office of Cook County Veterans Affairs on their website.