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For Meeting of:
March 28, 2016
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March 30, 2016 as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day

During the years of 1959 to 1975, United States combat troops were involved in fighting in the Vietnam War. During those years more than 58,000 Americans losttheir lives and more than 300,000 U.S. soldiers were wounded.Since 2007, both the U.S. Congress and U.S. Senate have passed resolutions proclaiming March 30 as "National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day."

Mayor Dyer will call on Dave Arnott, who provides staff support to the Mayor's Veterans Advisory Council, to provide a brief overview of "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day." Mayor Dyer will read the proclamation and will invite Vietnam veterans, his Veterans Advisory Council and all veterans for a photograph.

Fiscal & Efficiency Data: None

Recommended Action:
Proclaim March 30, 2016 "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day" in the City of Orlando.

Agenda Item attachment(s) on file in the City Clerks Office.

Note: All agenda items must be in the City Clerk's office by Noon Friday, six(6) business days prior to the regular Monday City Council meeting.

Contact: Dave Arnott
Approved By:

Department Date and Time
Budget Outside Routing Approval 2/16/2016 12:15 PM
City Clerk 2/16/2016 1:09 PM

Name: Description: Type:
Vietnam_Veterans_Day_proclamation_(1).docx Proclamation for Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Backup Material

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