1028 – Iowa county does something nice for Vietnam Vets

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A time to honor, vietnam veteran news, mack payneEpisode 1028 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a wonderful thing they are doing for Vietnam Veterans out in Plymouth County, Iowa. A story in The LeMars Daily Sentinel titled: Vietnam vets may receive commemorative book By Beverly Van Buskirk, Lifestyles editor tells all about the magnanimous thing Plymouth County, Iowa is doing for its Vietnam Veterans.

Plymouth County’s Veterans Affairs Director Jim Jones described a program where the Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs is providing Vietnam Veterans from the state with a special gift.

“A Time to Honor: Stories of Service, Duty and Sacrifice,” is a book that has been published specifically for Vietnam era veterans in commemoration of the 50th anniversary. It is being published by Remember My Service, or RMS, a division of StoryRock Inc. of Salt Lake City.

The primary mission of RMS is to commemorate the legacy of service members with premium-quality books and ebooks.  It has a full-service production team to oversee all aspects of unit histories including design, print production, video production, and on-time delivery.

The book being given to Iowa Vietnam Veterans by the state is a full-color, 160-page book that will be presented as a gift to Vietnam War Veterans and their families. It is a hardbound book with lots of images of the war and personal stories of the veterans. It also features an interactive eBook with no sharing restrictions, and hundreds of additional state-specific pages and digitized archives with online access of all Vietnam-era Division magazines

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Jim Jones, Plymouth County’s Veterans Affairs Director

Jones is encouraging all Vietnam Veterans in Plymouth County to contact him at 712-546-7090. His office is located on the second floor of the Plymouth County Courthouse.  To get a copy of the book, a qualifying veteran need only present themselves and a copy of their DD form 214 in Jones’ office.

Listen to podcast episode 1028 to hear Van Buskirk’s full report on the program.

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