WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) today joined a bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives to wash the Vietnam Veterans Memorial by hand to show respect and gratitude for Vietnam veterans. The gathering was a symbol of gratitude for the fallen and a unifying exercise on the last day of session before the district work period, which begins July 29.

“The brave men and women who selflessly served in Vietnam endured harsh conditions and overcame significant obstacles,” said Rep. Mast. “Today and every day, we remember them for their service and sacrifice to our nation.”

Rep. Mast joined U.S. Representatives Don Bacon (NE-02), Jack Bergman (MI-01), Gil Cisneros (CA-39), Paul Cook(CA-08), Mike Gallagher (WI-08), Mark Green (TN-07), Trent Kelly (MS-01), Conor Lamb (PA-17), Barry Loudermilk (GA-11), Elaine Luria (VA-02), Jimmy Panetta (CA-20), Greg Pence (IN-06), Denver Riggleman (VA-05), Phil Roe (TN-01), Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) and Michael Waltz (FL-06).