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28TH Annual Vietnam Vets TET Reunion #5588346 02/08/15 01:26 AM
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My dad went back to Vietnam for the first time since 1968. He is there right now with both his brothers.


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I have had several opportunities to return with men that I served with, but I prefer to remember it my way.


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My dad said it help close a lot of door and say good bye to a lot of friends he lost. He was a USMC Grunt m-60 gunner.


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It was nice to see you today, Marvin. Too bad I just missed billybob. It was great company and am always humbled to be in the same company with the vets of yester-year.

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It was nice to see you today, Marvin. Too bad I just missed billybob. It was great company and am always humbled to be in the same company with the vets of yester-year.


Were you there when they introduced the 92 year old WWII Veteran? Also when you were sitting there, to your right 6 people over was another WWII Veteran, the only 2 we had come this year.


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No I missed that. There was a traveling WWII memorial in Eastland yesterday as well. I'm sure quite a few made the trip east.

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Great to meet you DC...and thanks for the hospitality from both you and Red. Sorry I had to leave early. I would probably have fit in better with your meetings 17 years ago. I used to go to the Vietnam Helicopters Pilots Association but can't keep up with the drinking anymore. Here's a few pics I took.
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This is one guy I met, he served in the same Company that I served in, He got there in June of 1969, I left in June of 1969. I never knew him in Vietnam and our reunion roster had not found. he was the high light if the day for me.



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A few THFer's made the trip and was able to get a picture of them. My hats off to you all.


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It is a pretty good drive for us, but i'm going to see if i can get my dad to go to this next year!


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It is a pretty good drive for us, but i'm going to see if i can get my dad to go to this next year!


There was one that drove from Indiana to meet up with 2 guys he served with.


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Great to see you guys are all getting together while you can. We never know how many lucky days we have left. How many of the VN veterans were there Marvin?








Looks like you guys are still calling in, and have support coming in from the Navy Heavy Cruisers and swaby's.up

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On 1 October 1972, while in action off the Demilitarized Zone, Newport News sustained an in-bore explosion in her center 8-inch gun of number two turret. A defective auxiliary detonating fuse caused the projectile to detonate almost immediately upon firing. Nineteen men were killed and ten injured.[5] The barrel proper was blown forward from the gun. The damaged gun was removed and its port plated over. The explosion had caused extensive damage to the center gun mount. It was proposed to replace the damaged mount with one from Des Moines (CA-134) or Salem (CA-139), both of which had been decommissioned, but this was rejected as being too expensive. As a result, the damage was not repaired and the turret was simply closed off, for the remainder of the ship's career.

Operations near Vietnam continued until December 1972 when the ship was recalled to Norfolk. During 1973 and 1974 the ship undertook training cruises and visited many ports around the world before being recalled for decommissioning, after a survey to determine further service indicated the ship was beyond refitting.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Newport_News_(CA-148)


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