OKANOGAN – A Vietnam veteran pinning ceremony is planned Aug. 22 at the American Legion Hall, 801 N. Second Ave.

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, will host the 2 p.m. event, which is the second of three honoring Vietnam-era veterans, including unreturned veterans, and their families.

Newhouse, in partnership with the Vietnam War 50th commemoration will present veterans with a service lapel pin and certificate of appreciation for their service.

The event is open to the public.

Vietnam-era veterans interested in being honored can sign up online at or contact Newhouse assistant Britten Hershberger at 509-452-3243.

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