Dignitaries, veterans and members of the community gathered for a tribute to Vietnam-era veterans at the 2019 Swamp Fest at Land O’ Lakes Heritage Park on Nov. 2. U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis was among those gathered to honor the veterans at the event, which included a video of various phases of the Vietnam War. It was presented by The Rotary Club of Land O’ Lakes and Acme On the Go mobile advertising. The event was held on the morning of the first full day of Swamp Fest. The tribute preceded the annual celebration of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, which is the anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I, in 1918.
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