Local Vietnam veterans reflect on Honor Flight

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Four Union County Purple Heart veterans from the Vietnam era were recently honored by Honor Flight Columbus with a trip to Washington, D.C., to visit the Vietnam Wall and other military memorials, including the new memorial for disabled American veterans. Pictured from left: Joe Beightler (U.S. Army), Ken Bonnell (U.S. Army), Tom Powell (U.S. Marine Corps), and George Andrews (U.S. Army).
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For many living Vietnam War veterans, reconciling their time in the service may be a difficult task. Four Union County Purple Heart veterans found catharsis through camaraderie at the war memorials of Washington, D.C.



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