Skip to comments.Hundreds brave the cold to honor Vietnam veteran who died with few known family members
Posted on 11/28/2018 10:57:53 AM PST by NEMDF
Hundreds of people stood in the chilly air of Omaha National Cemetery on Tuesday to honor a Vietnam veteran who died seemingly alone.
A line of cars stretched from the cemetery along Highway 50 to Interstate 80 at 2 p.m. Tuesday, the scheduled start time for the interment. People in military fatigues, Vietnam veteran jackets and civilian attire packed the hillside, waiting in near silence to honor a 73-year-old veteran they did not know.
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Jake Tapper may be an ass hat but he also got the ball rolling here. I’m sure PFC Stoltz is happy up in the clouds that people came to see him. R.I.P.
Being practically unknown is not uncommon for many vets due to the effects war has on the very young. Then this fellows wife passed in 1984. I hope he is at peace now.
I could see this type of thing very easily happening to me in 20 years were my wife and kids to pass.
I’ve always been a bit of a home body and since I live a long way from where I grew up, outside of work I don’t really have much interaction outside FR.
Humbles ones soul.
What a great story!
And everyday Americans display American greatness moment-by patriotic-moment
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