Event to commemorate Vietnam vets

Staff report

A celebration for the 2018 Fulton County Veteran of the Year and a commemorative ceremony for families that lost members in Vietnam will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 5-9 p.m., at American Legion Post #373 in Delta.

Sponsored by the Veterans Service Commission of Fulton County, the event will feature Ted Mathes, a decorated Vietnam combat victim who will speak on the effects the war had on him and fellow soldiers, and the experience of coming home.

The event will also feature a buffet meal at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the evening are $15 at the Veterans Service Office, 604 S. Shoop Ave., Suite 270, in Wauseon, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

For more information, call 419-337-9266.

The Vietnam War claimed the lives of nine Fulton County residents serving in the army, navy, and marines.

Staff report