VeteranFest is a free music and food party in honor of Vietnam veterans. Vietnam veterans are VIP guests. Vietnam veterans will receive awards from the Department of Defense. The event is open to the public, RSVP for entry. Live performances by Highway Sisters, Byrd Law, John Cessac, Wild Rabbit Salad, John Thibodeaux, Courtney Revia, Dustin Kelley, iRule Dance. Join us for the VeteranFest!
The event is hosted by by Young Americans Overseas, a nonprofit that assists Post-9/11 veterans with housing and is building Texas’s first Women Veterans and Women First Responder Park. The event is sponsored by Humana, a leading health and well-being company, and MARVIC International, LLC, a veterans-owned general contractor.
Young Americans Overseas and Humana will host a Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony at 2:30 p.m. Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces between Nov. 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to participate in the ceremony. This is anticipated to be one of the largest pinning ceremonies in Southeast Texas to date.
Proceeds from the VeteransFest will go towards building Texas’s first Women Veteran and Women First Responder Park. For more information visit youngamericansoverseas.org.