Wyoming’s 4th Veterans Welcome Home Day is Friday
Wyoming’s 4th “Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day” is Friday March 28.This day of welcoming was added to state law during the 61st Wyoming Legislative session in 2011. All Wyoming veterans, especially those from the Korean War, Vietnam War and other veterans who were not properly recognized upon their return home, are invited to attend. Military personnel, surviving spouses of veterans and family members are also invited.
Governor Matt Mead, Major General Luke Reiner, the Adjutant General of Wyoming and Wyoming Veterans Commission Chairman Al Ellefson and Vice Chair Lee Alley will be on hand to commemorate the day at ceremonies around the state.
Ceremonies in Torrington will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts Auditorium.
Ceremonies in Buffalo will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Veteran’s Home of Wyoming
Ceremonies in Jackson will begin at 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium at Jackson High School
According to Governor Matt Mead’s office, all Wyoming communities are encouraged to host celebrations to honor Wyoming veterans who may not have been thanked for their service or properly welcomed home.