Members of Charlie Company, 173rd, present City Councilmen Jungus Jordan and Dennis Shingleton a signed flag the group flew in the Vietnam War. The presentation was made during the Daughters of the American Revolution Flag Day Celebration at the Charlie Company Vietnam Memorial at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday, June 13, 2015.
Members of Charlie Company, 173rd, present City Councilmen Jungus Jordan and Dennis Shingleton a signed flag the group flew in the Vietnam War. The presentation was made during the Daughters of the American Revolution Flag Day Celebration at the Charlie Company Vietnam Memorial at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Brad Loper
Members of Charlie Company, 173rd, present City Councilmen Jungus Jordan and Dennis Shingleton a signed flag the group flew in the Vietnam War. The presentation was made during the Daughters of the American Revolution Flag Day Celebration at the Charlie Company Vietnam Memorial at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden in Fort Worth, Texas on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Brad Loper

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June 13, 2015 03:50 PM

UPDATED June 14, 2015 08:13 AM

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