Vietnam War

New Monument Wall Pays Tribute to Vietnam War Heroes from Central and South Alabama

Pike County’s Veterans Day celebrations included the unveiling of a monument in Troy’s Bicentennial Park. Twenty-six  names are engraved on the monument, representing twenty-six lives from Pike, Barbour, Butler, Henry, and Crenshaw counties who paid the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives in the Vietnam War. President of the Chapter 607’s Vietnam Vet of America in Central Alabama David Payne…

Vietnam War Remains Identified, to be Interred at Arlington

One was Birmingham U.S. Marine Corporal

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says the remains of three U.S. Marines killed when their helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War will be buried next week at Arlington National Cemetery. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Friday that the remains of the three men will be buried as a group with full military honors next Thursday. The three…