Kilmer visits Shelton
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August 10, 2023
U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, came to Veterans Memorial Hall in Shelton on Friday for a pinning ceremony for Vietnam veterans, hosted by VFW Post 1694.
The ceremony started with posting the colors and singing the national anthem, followed by speeches from Shelton Mayor Eric Onisko and county commissioners Sharon Trask and Kevin Shutty. Kilmer gave the final guest speech before the pinning ceremony, with Vietnam War veterans or family members of Vietnam veterans coming to the front to receive their pin.
"I think it's really impressive how Mason County shows up for veterans," Kilmer...