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"In Accordance With Public Law 110-181 SEC.598; the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act authorized the Secretary of Defense to conduct a program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and "in conducting the commemorative program, the Secretary shall coordinate, support, and facilitate other programs and activities of the Federal Government, State and local governments, and other persons and organizations in commemoration of the Vietnam War."

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We are honored to announce our 2018 Veterans Day Parade Grand Marshal and Freedom Ball Keynote Speaker -












COL Danny McKnight, USA (Ret)



COL McKnight served as the Commander of the 3rd Bn 75th Ranger Regiment during the operation in Somalia that was introduced to a wide audience in the book and film “Black Hawk Down”.  His many years of service, in addition to his first hand experience during the fierce fighting that day, will provide a unique perspective on the military men and women who served during THE BATTLES BETWEEN THE WARS.





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We are pleased to present the design of our official 2018 Challenge Coin.  


Pre-order available now in the PX Store.

2018 Coin Website

Additional details about the design can be found here.