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A homecoming fifty years in the making
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A homecoming fifty years in the making

(Originally published November 2018) The enormous hangar door slid upward as music echoed through the speakers, slowly revealing a line of veterans – guests of honor at Fort Polk’s Veterans’ Day celebration. A line of 128 Vietnam-era veterans, some in wheelchairs or assisted by canes, marched inside, in formation, Army veterans returning home to a...