President Trump Celebrates Veterans Day in Vietnam
President Donald Trump celebrated his 1st Veterans Day in office saluting American Veterans in Vietnam.
Friday, President Trump on traveled to Danang, Vietnam, site of an American air base during the war, and met with 7 Vets who had returned to the country where they lost comrades.
Thanking the Veterans, President Trump said: “I got to know them for a few minutes upfront, and they are definitely tough, smart cookies. We like them. I think they like me too.”
He then encouraged the Veterans, organized by a group called The Greatest Generation Foundation, to speak.
Several praised President Trump
President Trump signed a proclamation Friday honoring Veterans of the Vietnam War, calling them “the heroes who fulfill your duty to our nation.”
On Twitter Friday, President Trump honored the Marines, saying: “On behalf of an entire nation, Happy 242nd Birthday to the men and women of the United States Marines!”
President Trump was in Danang as part of a lengthy trip through Asia to attend an international summit.
Many government agencies are marking the November 11 holiday a day early because it falls on a Saturday.
Hip Hip Hurrah to all our Veterans