30 Mar '13, 12am

#Veterans visit #Vietnam Wall on 40th anniversary of U.S. withdrawal. With gallery, video via @mjtibbs

View Photo Gallery » Bill Rudroff wipes away tears as he stands near the name of his best friend, Ralph Alton Branson Jr., who died in 1968. Rudroff was with his wife, Sue. At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. on March 29, 2013, the 40th anniversary of the day the last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam. Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link Lightbox link VIDEO: Veteran Gary Hellwig talks about Vietnam. WASHINGTON — Forty years ago Friday, the last American troops left Vietnam after more than a decade of war. They returned to the United States different men from when they left, as different as the country to which they returned. Though the fall of Saigon two years later is considered by some veterans to be a bigger milestone, March 29, 1973 marks the day the last combat troops left Vietnam. Un...

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