Catholic Housing And Community Services Partners With United States Senator Pat Toomey To Host Vietnam-Era Veteran Pinning Ceremony

Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), in partnership with the office of United States Senator Pat Toomey, will host a pinning ceremony honoring Vietnam-Era Veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

Approximately 15 of the men and women who actively served in the United States military during the period November 1, 1955-May 15, 1975 will be honored and receive a specially produced lapel pin as a symbol of gratitude. The pin also commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022
11:00 a.m.
St. John Neumann Place II (Wellness Center)
2627 Mifflin Street
Philadelphia, PA 19145

Bishop John J. McIntyre, who oversees the Secretariat for Catholic Human Services as part of his administrative and pastoral responsibilities; Ms. Heather Huot, Director of CHCS; and officials from the Office of United States Senator Pat Toomey will be in attendance. Family members of those veterans being honored and veterans from all periods of service have also be invited to attend the ceremony.

The front of the lapel pin depicts an eagle representing courage, honor, and dedicated service to our Nation. The back of the pin is embossed with the message, “A Grateful Nation Thanks and Honors You.”

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