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A Tattoo commemorating Vietnam Veterans

Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) prepare to salute several honorary guests Wednesday, June 5, at Fort Myer in support of the nation’s Commemoration of the Vietnam War’s 50th Anniversary. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Samantha M. Simmons).



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This work, A Tattoo commemorating Vietnam Veterans [Image 5 of 6], by SSG Samantha Simmons, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.05.2013

Date Posted:06.13.2013 08:29

Photo ID:952166

VIRIN:130605-A-RJ760-013

Resolution:2100x1500

Size:1.72 MB

Location:FORT MYER, VA, USGlobe

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