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Recognizing Mayaguez Veterans Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To extend the Vietnam Service Medal to veterans of the Armed Forces who participated in the S.S. Mayaguez rescue operation.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/17/2016Introduced in House

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11/17/2016Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/17/2016Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2]* 11/17/2016
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] 11/29/2016

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House Armed Services11/17/2016 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/17/2016)

Recognizing Mayaguez Veterans Act

This bill requires the military department concerned, upon application by or on behalf of a veteran who was awarded the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for participation in the Mayaguez rescue operation of May 12-May 15, 1975, or who otherwise participated in such operation, to award that veteran the Vietnam Service Medal, notwithstanding any otherwise applicable requirements. Such award shall be made in lieu of any Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal awarded for participation in such operation.