Chapter 1131 Dedicates New Memorial

POW/MIA Wood Flag

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.”


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