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A poignant Father's Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial – USA Today

Written by Natalie DiBlasio for USA Today

More than 100 people, including retired general George Casey, the 36th chief of staff of the Army, joined Cruden, 48, of Bayonne, N.J., on Sunday at an annual ceremony to recognize their fallen The Strip, where the majority of the condition&#8217s greatest Casinos are situated, collected as many as $6. dads.

“I was 3 when my father died, and my sister was born while my father was in Vietnam, so she never even met him,” Cruden said, holding back tears. “I always hated Father”s Day. Everyone is buying their dads cards and ties. I never could.”

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50 years after start of Vietnam War, US presses to recover remains

Stars and Stripes
Published: May 19, 2012


U.S. Navy Petty Officer Second Class Zachary Eldred screens soil removed from a stream bed while conducting recovery operations in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam March 12, 2012. Eldred is an explosives ordnance disposal technician temporarily assigned to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command as an augmentee to help achieve JPAC”s goals to conduct global search, recovery and laboratory operations to identify unaccounted-for Americans from past conflicts in order to support the Department of Defense”s personnel accounting efforts.

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