Casperson welcomes Vietnam veterans to Capitol event

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba, (far right) is pictured with, from left, state Rep. Scott Dianda; Breitung Township Supervisor Denny Olsen and his wife, Carmel; Dianda’s father, Jim Spehar; and Jim Matonich at the “Michigan Says Thanks” event honoring veterans of the Vietnam War era at the Capitol on Thursday.

The event highlighted the service of the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War and the contributions of Vietnam War era families.

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