Vietnam vets plan annual banquet |

Vietnam vets plan annual banquet

Staff reports

Vietnam Veterans of America Inc. Carson Area Chapter 388 will hold its sixth annual Reflections Award Banquet, Friday, May 21, at 6 p.m. at the Carson Nugget, Carson City.

The 1999 special honorees are the men and women of the Naval Air Station, Fallon; Rear Admiral Timothy Beard, Commanding Officer Naval Strike and Warfare Center; and Captain David Rogers, Commander Naval Air Station, Fallon.

The banquet also will honor distinguished veterans from other veteran’s service organizations, including the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, Pointman Ministries, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Vietnam Veterans of America.

The $22.50 banquet dinner ticket includes a $4 donation to bring the Traveling Vietnam Veterans Wall to Carson City in 2000.

Banquet tickets can be purchased from any Chapter 388 member or by calling Tom Baker, 885-9111, or Lew Rosenberg, 883-4317, during regular business hours.