Applications are now open for Rep. McBath's next Pinning Ceremony, which will be held virtually on March 29, 2021. Once you complete an application, you will be contacted by staff from Congresswoman McBath’s office with further information. All applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, February 16. For all questions or concerns, please contact the Sandy Springs District Office at (470) 773-6330 or events.mcbath@mail.house.gov. For more information on previous ceremonies, please see our press releases from events on November 11, 2019 and September 14, 2020

Established in 2008, the United States of America Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Pinning Ceremony honors veterans of the Vietnam War for their heroic service and pays tribute to their selfless contributions. Each participating veteran or family member will be honored with a commemorative lapel pin and certificate of special recognition as a token of the nation’s gratitude.

You may be eligible to participate if you fall into one of the following categories:
 
1) You served on active duty at any time during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, regardless of location of service.
2) You are an immediate family member (parent, spouse, sibling, or child) of a former, living American POW from the Vietnam War designated by the Department of Defense.
3) You are an immediate family member (parent, spouse, sibling, or child) of a veteran who is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. and who is not listed as missing or unaccounted for by the Department of Defense.
4) You are the surviving spouse of a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, regardless of location of service. 
 

Please note that you do not have to submit a DD-214 to participate in the ceremony.

Vietnam Pinning Ceremony Application

Note: Fields marked with an * are required.

I. Applicant Information

If the veteran is being recognized posthumously, please provide information for the family member or friend accepting the pin on their behalf.

Is this pin being awarded posthumously? *

II. Service Information

III. Authorization