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Vietnam Memorial Welcomes Veterans Home HomeBrothers And Sisters


October 4, 2018

Patriot Riders stand as the 164 names listed on the memorial are read.

Family members searching a black granite wall for remembrances of their loved ones. A grieving mother touching the engraved name of her son, lost to her decades ago in a war on the other side of the world. These moments were observed not at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., but at another memorial wall, this one in Asheville.

On Saturday, Sept. 28, more than 200 respectful citizens gathered at the Charles George VA Medical Center for the dedication of the hospital's new Vietnam War Memorial, a monument honoring all Vietnam veterans and dedicated to the western North Carolina vetera...

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