Vietnam Veterans of America Kingsport (Tenn.) Chapter 979 joined a graveside service Dec. 2, giving full military burial honors to U.S. Marine Corps veteran David Louis Grenier. Grenier served in the Vietnam War and died Nov. 6 at the James H. Quillen Veterans Affairs Medical Center with no known survivors.
The Carter County Honor Guard, Dog Tag Brigade and Rolling Thunder also took part in the service. “I found out about this funeral and I made sure I got here in time, just wanting to be part of it along with everyone else,” Vietnam veteran Charles Young told WHJL-TV. “He was a Vietnam veteran; he’s my brother.”