Friday, May 4, 2012

Ft Hood Event: Vietnam veterans will be recognized

 DATE: May 2, 2012 1:44:34 PM CDT

Fort Hood recalls all Vietnam vets                   

From the Commanding General...

FORT HOOD, Texas -- The III Corps commanding general would like all Vietnam
veterans to join Fort Hood in a Vietnam Veterans Welcome Home Ceremony May
21 as part of the Corps' Phantom Warrior Week.

During the ceremony, Vietnam veterans will receive the same fanfare
present-day Soldiers receive when they return from Iraq and Afghanistan. The
veterans will parade onto Sadowski Field in front of hundreds, perhaps
thousands of supporters who appreciate the sacrifices they made 50 years

After the ceremony, veterans are invited to view the traveling Vietnam Wall
and static military vehicle displays. The day will end with a festive

Vietnam veterans who are interested in participating in the Welcome Home
Ceremony, can register online by clicking on the Phantom Warrior Week logo


While Vietnam veterans will be notably recognized on the parade field, all
veterans are invited to attend the events and should also register. Some
events have limited availability and will be open on a first come basis.

During the week, various sporting events will be held for the active-duty
Soldiers and at the weeks' end, May 24, Vietnam veterans are invited to
participate in the III Corps Commanding General Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr.'s
"Pass in Review" with Fort Hood units on Sadowski Field prior to the
presentation of the coveted Commander’s Cup.

Event Information

Schedule of Events
Accessing Fort Hood

Broadcast Quality Video of the General's PSA are available at:



For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
Media Relations
(254) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
fax: (254) 288-2750
Fort Hood, TX 76522

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US Army - Fort Hood
Fort Hood Press Center

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