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VFW Post 1924 throws long-overdue party for Vietnam veterans

 

Last updated 5/27/2017 at Noon

USMC Vietnam Purple Heart recipient Don Richter smiles after formally being presented his medal during "The Welcome Home Party You Never Got" event hosted by the Fallbrook VFW Post 1924, May 20. Shane Gibson photos (USMC Vietnam Purple Heart recipient Don Richter smiles after formally being presented his medal during "The Welcome Home Party You Never Got" event hosted by the Fallbrook VFW Post 1924, May 20.)

FALLBROOK – On May 20, Fallbrook VFW Post 1924 hosted a Vietnam Veterans event entitled "The Welcome Home Party You Never Got" complete with a delicious dinner, a medal presentation to each and every Vietnam Veteran along with a hearty hug, and music and dancing.

More than 160 people attended the event on a night to thank and honor local Vietnam Vets. LCpl Don Richter was officially awarded his Purple Heart medal with a declaration read by Post Commander Kenny Etherton and presentation of the medal by CWO4 James Duncan, USMC (Ret).

On Sept. 6, 1970, at 1745 3rd Battalion 7



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