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Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs

Becoming a Commemorative Partner

Program Objectives

Federal, state and local communities, veterans' organizations and other nongovernmental organizations can become Commemorative Partners and help our nation in thanking and honoring our Vietnam Veterans and their families by planning and conducting events and activities to recognize their service, valor, and sacrifices.

Events or activities should meet one or more of the Congressionally-mandated objectives of the program:

  1. To thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action, for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of these veterans.
  2. To highlight the service of the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War and the contributions of Federal agencies and governmental and non-governmental organizations that served with, or in support of, the Armed Forces.
  3. To pay tribute to the contributions made on the home front by the people of the United States during the Vietnam War.
  4. To highlight the advances in technology, science, and medicine related to military research conducted during the Vietnam War.
  5. To recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by the allies of the United States during the Vietnam War.

How to Apply

If your organization is interested in applying to become a Commemorative Partner, please visit the Commemorative Partners Program website.

Questions regarding the Commemorative Partner Program application process can be directed to

Commemorative Partners in Nebraska

  • Creighton University Army ROTC
  • Lancaster County Veteran Services
  • Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • State of Nebraska
  • The Nebraska Association of Professional Veterans Advocates (NAPVA)
  • University of Nebraska Army ROTC
  • Vietnam Veterans of America Nebraska State Council