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Letter: Honoring Vietnam veterans
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On March 29, 2016, a glorious blue sky welcomed early morning gatherers to the front lawn of Camden City Hall for a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary on the ending of the Vietnam War. The Hobkirk Hill Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution had been recognized as a partner in the commemoration of the Vietnam conflict, receiving a certificate from Secretary of the Department of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff J. L Danford Jr. The chapter also was presented with a Vietnam War Commemorative flag, signifying that the Vietnam veterans take their rightful place among generations of U.S. Veterans from other conflicts. Mayor Tony Scully and Camden City Council passed a resolution proclaiming March 29, 2016, "Welcome Home Vietnam Veteran’s Day," and approving of the flying of the commemorative flag over city hall on this day.