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house Bill H.R. 671

In Memory Medal for Forgotten Veterans Act

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      Committee on Armed Services
      Military Personnel
    IntroducedJanuary 26th, 2009

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In Memory Medal for Forgotten Veterans Act

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of Defense to issue a medal to certain veterans who died after their service in the Vietnam War as a direct result of that service.


In Memory Medal For Forgotten Veterans Act - Establishes the "Jesus (Chuchi) Salgado Medal" to be issued by the Secretary of Defense to a qualifying veteran who died after serving in the Vietnam War but whose death is determined to be a direct result of such service and whose name is not eligible for placement on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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