In memory of 1,600 dead


John Roberts, president of the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America, remembers a fellow soldier with whom he went through basic training, advanced individual training and jump school before heading to Vietnam to fight. The friend died. Roberts, who received two Purple Hearts during three tours, came home to Rockingham. On Friday, he remembered his friend and about 1,600 others whose names are on a “mini” Vietnam Veterans Wall parked in front of Walmart. The display will be there today, too, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


John Roberts, president of the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America, remembers a fellow soldier with whom he went through basic training, advanced individual training and jump school before heading to Vietnam to fight. The friend died. Roberts, who received two Purple Hearts during three tours, came home to Rockingham. On Friday, he remembered his friend and about 1,600 others whose names are on a “mini” Vietnam Veterans Wall parked in front of Walmart. The display will be there today, too, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

John Roberts, president of the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America, remembers a fellow soldier with whom he went through basic training, advanced individual training and jump school before heading to Vietnam to fight. The friend died. Roberts, who received two Purple Hearts during three tours, came home to Rockingham. On Friday, he remembered his friend and about 1,600 others whose names are on a “mini” Vietnam Veterans Wall parked in front of Walmart. The display will be there today, too, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
http://www.yourdailyjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_miniwall.jpgJohn Roberts, president of the local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America, remembers a fellow soldier with whom he went through basic training, advanced individual training and jump school before heading to Vietnam to fight. The friend died. Roberts, who received two Purple Hearts during three tours, came home to Rockingham. On Friday, he remembered his friend and about 1,600 others whose names are on a “mini” Vietnam Veterans Wall parked in front of Walmart. The display will be there today, too, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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