From school grounds to Capitol grounds, Vietnam veterans honored on Memorial Day

Posted on AllSides May 29th, 2023
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This year marks 50 years since U.S. combat troops left Vietnam in 1973. MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. — On the heels of National Vietnam War Veterans Day in March, commemorations continued Monday, marking 50 years since the last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam and when the remaining U.S. prisoners of war were released in 1973. There was also a special focus on Vietnam veterans with a temporary display erected at St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights. "The Wall that Heals" is a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C....

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