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Thune pitches Vietnam Veterans Day

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Military veterans of the Vietnam War deserve their own day -- March 29, said U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.

He said Wednesday that he plans to introduce a bill officially designating that day as Vietnam Veterans Day.


On March 29, 1973, the last of American combat troops left Vietnam after a controversial conflict that marked a troubled period for the American military.

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