TABOR — There will be a program to present Certificates of Honor and Commemorative pins to Vietnam-era veterans and widows at 4 p.m. Friday, June 14, as part of the Czech Days celebration in Tabor. The program will be held on the Main Stage in Sokol Park next to the Beseda Hall.
Veterans and widows need only show up to accept their Certificates and Pins. If you served active duty anywhere between Nov. 1 1955, and May 15 1975, or are the widow of someone who served, you are eligible for a Certificate of Honor and Commemorative pin issued by the Department of Defense.
The program will also be honoring the nine Vietnam War casualties from Yankton, Bon Homme and Charles Mix counties with personalized certificates and pins. These Vietnam War casualties include: Stanley Jon Freng, U.S. Navy; Harry “Pepper” Coates, U.S. Air Force; Richard Theodore Heimes, U.S. Army; David Eugene Hevle, USMC; Charles Lane Jr., U.S. Air Force; Wendell Warren Stewart, U.S. Navy; Douglas D. Janssen, USMC; Gareth Jon Deal, U.S. Navy; and Terry Gene Rada, U.S. Army.
For information, call Dan Hunhoff at 605-660-5645.