SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's Vietnam War veterans will be honored Saturday on Armed Forces Day in a ceremony at the state Capitol.
The Colonial Flag Foundation, KUED-TV and the Utah Department of Veteran Affairs will produce the program that will run from 2-4 p.m.Comment on this story
The program will begin with remarks by Gov. Gary Herbert, followed by an exhibit and reception in the Hall of Governors at the Capitol.
A Healing Field display will provide a backdrop of 364 U.S. flags — one flag to honor each Utahn killed in Vietnam — and a moment of silence will be observed at the Utah Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the Capitol’s west lawn.
Flags of each branch of the military, the Prisoners of War flag and the Vietnam Service flag will fly to honor all Utahns who served in Vietnam.
The event is open to the public.