Saturday, March 29, 2014

Vietnam Veteran's Day Is Today, March 29th,….

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Thank you Vietnam Vets for your service. Thank you can never be enough.

Some interesting facts about this war,….

91 percent of Vietnam veterans say they are glad they served.

74 percent of Vietnam veterans said they would serve again, even knowing the results.

Five Americans killed in Vietnam were only 16 years of age.

The oldest American killed in Vietnam was 62 years of age.

One out of every 10 Americans who served was a casualty.

75,000 Vietnam veterans were severely disabled.

Vietnam veterans were the best educated forces our nation has ever sent to combat.

79 percent had a high school education or better.

87 percent of Americans hold Vietnam veterans in high esteem.

There were a total of 151 Medal of Honor recipients.

There were eight U.S. females killed in Vietnam.

Following the Paris Peace Accords of 1973, 591 American prisoners of war were returned during Operation Homecoming.

No,… thank you can never be enough. They never got the proper welcome home.

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