Thursday, April 3, 2014

2014 San Jose Mayoral Race Debate Organizing by Vietnamese-Americans

New Memorial Wall to Honor Vietnamese Soldier Heroes



April 2, 2014


Contact: Janice Rombeck

Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese, 408-299-5030                            

New Memorial Wall to Honor Vietnamese Heroes

WHAT:         The unveiling of a new Memorial Wall dedicated to seven Vietnamese heroes who died in the Vietnam War.  The ceremony will feature a marching band, salute to the flags, a moment of silence, the playing of Taps and an introduction of the seven heroes in English and Vietnamese. Family members of the honored men will receive a balloon. After all the biographies have been read, family members will release the balloons.  Dignitaries will also speak. The monument is a project of the Lam Son Group in partnership with the Viet Museum and the Office of Supervisor Dave Cortese.



WHEN:           Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


WHERE:         Outside the Viet Museum, History Park, 1650 Senter Road, San Jose


WHO:           U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer

                   Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren

                   Congressman Mike Honda

                   Supervisor Dave Cortese          

                   San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed and City Councilmembers

                   Loc Vu, Director of Viet Museum

                   Alida Bray, President and CEO of History San Jose




For more information, call the Lam Son Group at 650-823-6645 or the Office of Supervisor  Dave Cortese at 408-299-5030.