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Army recognizes 10 Vietnam veterans

  • Video by Logan Smith / U.S. Army

    Ten former members of the 196th Light Infantry Brigade were given a long overdue honor ceremony for their service during the Vietnam War.

  • COURTESY JONATHAN STEFFEN / U.S. ARMY

    U.S. Army Col. Robert Berg, 196th Infantry Brigade commander, pinned medals onto Allen Hoe on Friday during a 196th Infantry Brigade Vietnam Veterans’ Recognition Ceremony at Fort Shafter.

Nearly a half-century after their unit left Vietnam, 10 former members of the 196th Light Infantry Brigade were honored Friday in a ceremony at Fort Shafter, where the graying veterans were pinned with medals, including Silver Stars, Bronze Stars and Purple Hearts, for serv­ice to the nation that went unrecognized years ago. Read more

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