Chapter 1131 Dedicates New Memorial
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1131 observed National POW/MIA Recognition Day on Sept. 20 by unveiling a new memorial in honor of the Vietnam veterans of Louisiana at the Alexandria VA Medical Center. Dozens of veterans gathered at the dedication ceremony.
The monument cost $8,000, and Chapter 1131 has been raising money for it since January. “It makes me feel good that people really appreciate it, chapter President David Devine told KALB-TV. “It’s all about honoring our veterans for generations to come, and to remember those still missing.”