Paul Brown, seen here standing at attention during the open ceremonies of The Wall That Heals event in Newton earlier this month, is one of two local Vietnam War veterans who will be awarded their military decorations during special ceremonies set next week.
Two local Vietnam veterans will be awarded their military decorations next week in ceremonies set next week at the Newton American Legion Post 111.
At 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 28, the family of Ed Barton will receive his decorations from U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin.
At 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, Past Newton American Legion Post 111 Commander Paul Brown will receive his decorations from Congressman Dave Loebsack.
The public is invited to both events.