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Thanking Vietnam Vets


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Washington, April 15, 2017 | By Vince Rembulat, Manteca Bulletin | comments
 Burdell Brown was one of the nearly 150 honored at Friday’s Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Ceremony held at Manteca’s Big League Dreams sports complex.


He also served as emcee for the program, consisting of Lt. Paul Carmona of the Manteca Police Department, Mayor Steve DeBrum, and Pete Butler, who is a retired U.S. Army now representing Congressman Jeff Denham’s office, serving as guest speakers.


Butler, who saw wounded in action while stationed in Afghanistan, was thankful to have the resources to re-adjust to civilian life. He was especially sympathetic to those who fought in Vietnam.


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