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Vietnam POWs honored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

A U.S. Pacific Command joint color guard presents the colors during the singing of the national anthem at the commemorative ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of Operation Homecoming April 4, 2013, at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. In 1973, the last Vietnam conflict prisoner of war landed on what was then Hickam Air Force Base. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Michael R. Holzworth/Released)



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This work, Vietnam POWs honored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam [Image 17 of 18], by TSgt Michael Holzworth, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:04.04.2013

Date Posted:04.05.2013 20:04

Photo ID:901456

VIRIN:130404-F-MQ656-063

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:2.19 MB

Location:HONOLULU, HI, USGlobe

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