Northeast State to host Vietnam Veterans Festival Nov. 12

Rick Wagner • Nov 10, 2015 at 12:30 PM

BLOUNTVILLE — Northeast State Community College is proud to welcome Vietnam veterans to share their experiences at the Veterans Film Festival Thursday, Nov. 12, at the Blountville campus.

Presented by Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 979, Kingsport, the event will consist of film clips detailing the Vietnam War experience, hands-on displays for patrons to view and photo displays. It will be presented in the Auditorium (A202) from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

This event features accounts of the Vietnam War told from the perspective of Vietnam veterans themselves. Intertwined with these personal stories, the festival screens several film clips detailing the service of other veterans who served in Vietnam and Southeast Asia during the war.

The event is open to the public, and the community is encouraged to attend. For more information, call (423) 354.2528 or email [email protected]