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New Book Honors 31 Local Vietnam Veterans – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 12/26/2019 at 2:10pm

From left to right are Pete Lillard, U.S. Army; James Boatwright, U.S. Marine Corps; Bill Robertson, U.S. Navy; Michel Robertson, author; Curtiss Poteat, U.S. Army; MCPO Clyde Jones, U.S. Navy; and David Morrow, U.S. Navy.

"Welcome Home, Brother: Memoirs of Vietnam War Veterans" made its debut at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Dec. 21. Author Michel Robertson presented copies to all the veterans whose stories are in the book.

Veterans spent time with other veterans, asking them to sign their copies of the book, sharing more experiences, and meeting new friends.

One veteran said, "When I was in Vietnam and after, there was nothing special. We just felt like we were doing our jobs. Now look how we're being recognized."

These 31 stories were featured in The Transylvania Times newspaper over...

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