Operation Welcome Home Veterans is a local organization that throws a party for the local men and women in the military when they return home from serving overseas. This is for our military that live in Citrus County. With the help of all of the veterans organizations in our area we make them welcome when returning home after their deployment, it’s the least we can do to say thank you for their service.
These parties are hosted by Operation Welcome Home Veterans and VFW, American Legion, and other local veterans groups, at their facilities, and all are invited to attend to say thank you.
Next year Citrus County veterans will be celebrating the anniversary of the end of the war in Vietnam. We will be having the grandest of all welcome home celebrations for all who served in Vietnam, and their friends and families.
On May 2nd, 2015. there is going to be a parade down main street in Inverness to say “Welcome Home” and “Thank You for Your Service”, to all of the men and woman that served in Vietnam.
May 1st, to May 3rd. Liberty Park, in Inverness will be filled with activities for the whole family to enjoy. There will be fun and activities for every one. The traveling replica of the Vietnam Wall Memorial will be their on display along with a Cobra chopper on the ground to look over, and we will have a gift for every Vietnam veteran there. This beautiful commemorative coin will be presented to every Vietnam Veteran that visits the Wall on the day of the parade.
If you would like to purchase a coin now, they are available at the Operation Welcome Home web site. Your purchase will help defray the cost of giving one to every Vietnam Veteran at the celebration.
Every one in Citrus County is invited to help say thank you. A weekend of activities for the entire community is planned to help us celebrate the end of the war, and to say welcome home to all those that served, in Vietnam, the way they should have been welcomed home back those many years ago.