BETTSVILLE — Local Vietnam veterans were honored at a dinner Wednesday evening.

The Vietnam Veterans Recognition Dinner was hosted by Seneca County Veterans Services’ at American Legion Post 733, 3751 SR 12.

Matt Prenzlin, an investigator for Seneca County Veterans Services office, said the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration is part of a federal program that authorized the secretary of defense to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. It was meant to honor Vietnam veterans who came back and didn’t get the thanks they deserved, he said.

 

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