VIRTUAL – Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony
In recognition of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, and in conjunction with the United States Vietnam War Commemoration, the NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs hosted a commemoration event on Monday, March 30, 2020. Due to the national response to the COVID-19 virus, this event was conducted as a “Virtual” event. Secretary Larry Hall hosted the virtual event from the NC Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Guest Speakers were the Honorable Nasif Majeed and CSM (U.S. Army Ret.) Jimmy Spencer. Mr. Majeed is a member of the North Carolina State House of Representatives, representing District 99 (Mecklenburg County). He is a Vietnam Air Force Veteran that flew over 100 combat missions during his service there. Additionally, he served for eight years on the Charlotte City Council. CSM (Ret.) Spencer served with conventional forces, Special Forces and Ranger Units during his 32 years of active military service. After retirement, he served as Director of the Noncommissioned Officer & Soldier programs with The Association of the United States Army (AUSA). He currently serves as a Consultant with the Department of Defense Commemoration for the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commission and is a Senior Fellow with AUSA’s Institute of Land Warfare.
You can view the ceremony on the NC DMVA Facebook Page.