My father was a Vietnam Grunt, he fought on the front line for the entire year of 1967. The life expectancy of a grunt was 16 minutes. He and one other man are the only two survivors of his platoon. Happy Veteran's Day, Dad.
Semper Fi -- my heartfelt thanks to all service men & women (former, current & retired) in ALL branches of the service for their unselfish duty to ensure our liberties and freedoms that we enjoy. (My husband is a former Vietnam Veteran, First Marine Division, DaNang)
Native American Vietnam Veterans - Picture is from The All Nations Native American Veterans Memorial, Jefferson, Oregon. - Of the Native American Indians who served in the Vietnam war, 92 percent enlisted, the highest percentage of any ethnic group, and the more than 82,000 who enlisted, proved that these people were very patriotic to America.
The United States War Dogs Memorial was dedicated at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Holmdel June 10. Approximately 500 people attended the event with many attendees bringing their scout and sentry dogs to honor the tens of thousands of K-9s that served in the United States Armed Forces since World War I.War Dog Memorial