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Schuylkill County honors Vietnam veterans

POTTSVILLE, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) -- Schuylkill County commissioners honored local veterans this morning inside the courthouse. Commissioners thanked veterans for their service and welcomed them home. A proclamation was made marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam war month and day.


"They went out and they put their lives on the line for our freedoms and our safety. This is the least we can do," said Commissioner George Halcovage Jr.

"We, as Vietnam veterans, were all not welcomed home. But because of us, these young people fighting today are welcomed home and that's what it's all about," said a local veteran.

Commissioners adopted tomorrow, March 29, as a day to commemmorate the 50th anniversay of the war.

 


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