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HONORING OUR HEROES
The Heroic Chaplain
September 4, 1967, Hill 63, near Chu Lai, South Vietnam Although he never signed up for combat, Father Vincent Capodanno boarded the chopper with the last group of Marines of Mike Company, headed to the Operation Swift battlefield in the Que Son Valley. Priests did...
On the final day of classes at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, a classroom of 60 students were gathered for final presentations in their liberal studies class. Their professor, Adam Johnson, described what happened as the first group began. "We get...
Black Vietnam veteran Col. Paris Davis to receive Medal of Honor after nearly 60-year wait
18 June 1965 Captain Paris Davis and three of his Special Forces team led the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) 883rd Regional Forces Company in an attack on a Viet Cong (VC) base. "We had just finished a successful raid on a Viet Cong Regimental Headquarters,...
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