FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 24, 2023
Contact: Press_Paul@paul.senate.gov, 202-224-4343
Dr. Rand Paul Honors Vietnam Veteran with Video Message Ahead of Ride in UH-1 Huey Helicopter
BOWLING GREEN, KY – Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) released a video message celebrating Vietnam Veteran Specialist John Osborne who was honored in Williamstown with a ride on a UH-1 Huey helicopter. At the ceremony on Monday morning, Specialist Osborne received proclamations, presentations, and awards before his helicopter ride, including a letter from former U. S. President George W. Bush and the video message from Dr. Paul.
You can watch Dr. Paul’s message to Specialist Osborne HERE or below.
With the help of Mayor Mark Christopher of Williamstown, Dr. Paul and his office were able to help facilitate Specialist Osborne’s ride in a UH-1 Huey helicopter. This is the same type of helicopter Specialist Osborne flew in while serving in the Vietnam War.
Dr. Paul and his office are committed to serving those who served this country so bravely and ensuring our veterans are taken care of. If you or a loved one who has served in the military are in need, please let our office know how we can help.
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