Airport In Dallas Goes Silent As Remains Of Vietnam War Veteran Come Home After 52 Years

This week, the remains of Col. Roy Knight Jr. were returned to Texas.

He left the United States in 1967 to serve in the Vietnam War but was shot down and lost. Last week, his remains were finally identified and his son, who is now a pilot, flew his remains home.

A journalist who was at the airport chronicled the scene in a series of tweets.

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Here’s a short video from ABC News:

What an inspiring and amazing story.

Welcome home, Colonel.

Cross posted from American Lookout.


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