Vietnam veterans were recognized and honored Friday during the Hats Off to Our Vietnam War Era Veterans event.

The program at First Baptist Church in Hodgenville was conducted by the Captain Jacob Van Meter Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Linda King, regent for the chapter, said the DAR organization works to promote patriotism, American history preservation and education.

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