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Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony

The DeSales University community will be recognizing, honoring and thanking Vietnam War Veterans, their families and those who served with, or in support of the Armed Forces. The office of Veterans and Military Services at DeSales is proud to be recognized as an official   Commemorative Partner of the Department of Defense, Vietnam War Commemoration.  

Notable DeSales Alumni attending the ceremony include: 

  • John Kukitz, '81, U.S. Army, Vietnam War Purple Heart Veteran 

    Ceremony Featured Speaker
  • Commander James S. Turner, Jr. United States Navy (RET) 

    Veterans Organizations Participating: 
  • John Rivers Memorial VFW Post 11322, Quakertown 

  • American Legion Post 242, Quakertown 

  • Egpyt VFW Post 7293, Whitehall

  • Bethlehem Detachment #284 Marine Corps League 

  • Fleet Reserve Association, Black Diamond Branch #115 

  • Lehigh Valley Military Affairs Council 

  • Vietnam Veterans of American- 415 Lehigh Valley Chapter 

  • The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 0190-PA-1 

  • DeSales University Chapter of the Student Veterans of America  

    Additional Event Participants: 

  • Steel Battalion, Army ROTC 
  • Stars 4R Heroes  
  • Lehigh Valley Veterans History Project 
  • Battle Borne 
  • Support The Troops, Inc.
  • Vet 2 Vets Service Dogs 
  • AFSP|Our Of The Darkness Campus Walk

We wish to honor those who are currently active, and those who have served during this event. To be included and honored, we ask that you upload your veteran’s information. Please visit  to register for this event as well as to share your military service or your family member's military service information for the official pinning and certificate ceremony. 

We look forward to honoring Vietnam War Era veterans during this special ceremony and welcome your participation.  Please share this information with your family, friends, neighbors and members of your veteran organizations.

Wednesday, March 29 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

DeSales University Conference Center - Commonwealth Room 2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034

Event Type

Alumni & Friends, All, Public/Community Event


Veterans and Military Services


no cost


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Wendy Badman

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