Local Walmart to display flag in honor of Vietnam veterans

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Posted: June 22, 2013

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LEFT: Marsh (right) talks with Vietnam War veteran Karol Smith and his granddaughter Samantha Easton. (Photo by Scott Mason/The Winchester Star)
ABOVE: Former Secretary of the Army John O. Marsh Jr. (from left), Walmart assistant manager Bret Beyer, Maj. Gen. Pete Aylward of the office of the Secretary of Defense and Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1019 Vice President James Venable look over the Vietnam War 50th anniversary banner on Friday afternoon at the Northwestern Pike Walmart.

WINCHESTER — About 50 years have passed since fighting began in the Vietnam War, yet to city resident Ron Hafey it feels like “yesterday.”

The assistant secretary, treasurer and chaplain for the…



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