‘Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day,’ March 30

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Governor Gordon and the Wyoming Veterans Commission will celebrate “Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day” with a virtual ceremony at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 30.

March 30 is the date U.S combat troops would have set foot on Wyoming soil after returning home from the Vietnam War in 1973. The day of celebration became state law during the 61st legislative session, in 2012.

All Wyoming Veterans, especially those from the Korean War, Vietnam War, and other Veterans who were not properly thanked upon their return home are invited to watch the event and receive the welcome and thanks of a grateful state. Military, surviving spouses of veterans, and family members are also welcome.

The ceremony will feature remarks by Governor Matt Gordon, Maj. Gen. Greg Porter, the Adjutant General of Wyoming, and Veterans Commission Chairman Travis Deti.

The virtual ceremony may be viewed at the following locations, Wyoming Veterans Commission Facebook, Wyoming National Guard Facebook and Youtube.

About The Author

Buckrail @ Lindsay

Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.

You May Also Like
Governor Gordon signs legislation launching Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Associated Press
Bankers report strong growth in rural parts of 9 states and Wyoming
Associated Press
Report: Wyoming home to most vaccine-hesitant counties in US
Associated Press
Moves to Wyoming pick up during COVID-19 pandemic
Gov. Gordon develops plan to spend $1.1 billion of ARP funds
Associated Press
Study: Drought-breaking rains more erratic, rare in US West