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Reps. McMorris Rodgers, Kilmer push Congress to honor Vietnam evac pilots, crew

Posted on AllSides February 20th, 2023
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Two representatives from Washington state are working together to reintroduce a bill from the 117th Congress to honor Vietnam War Veterans.

The bipartisan bill, if adopted, would award the Congressional Gold Medal to Dustoff crewmembers – the helicopter pilots, crew chiefs, and medics responsible for evacuating more than 900,000 U.S., Vietnamese, and allied forces during the nearly eleven year long period between May 1962 to March 1973.

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