Five National Guardsmen from NH killed in Vietnam 50 years ago Monday


THEIR FAMILIES STILL REMEMBER
AND ASKS THE STATE TO DO THE
SAME. JEAN: A SALUTE OVER A FLAG LINED
GRAVESITE. A REMINDE THAT THE MEMORIES
NEVER FADED. GUY BLANCHET’S SISTER SYLVIA WAS
14 WHEN HE DIED IN VIETNAM. TOO EMOTIONAL TO SPEAK, HER
HUSBAND SHARES THE FAMILY GRIEF
ON THIS ANNIVERSARY. IT IS A VERY DIFFICULT TIME
FOR THE FAMILY. WE TRY TO COME OUT EVERY YEAR TO
PAY OUR RESPECTS. JEAN: H IS LAID TO REST NEXT TO
A CLOSE FRIEND, ROG, IN THE
AMOUNT CAP OVER A CEMETERY IN
MANCHESTER. NOT FAR AWAY ARE THREE OTHER
GOOD FRIENDS. ALL FIVE NATIONAL GUARDSMEN LOST
THE WEEK BEFORE THEY WERE
SUPPOSED TO RETURN HOME AND THEY
ARE LAID TO REST HERE. HIS SISTER SUE REMEMBERS THE
HEART ACHE AND LIVES WITH IT
EVERY DAY. THE RNA ABOUT IT IS THAT WE
WERE ALL PLANNING ON CELEBRATING
HIS COMING HOME. I ALSO HAD PLANNED A B 25TH
WEDDING ANNIVERSARY PARTY FOR M
APPEARANCE AT THE SAME TIME. I BROTHER WAS BURIED ON THEIR
25TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY. JEAN NOW, SHE HOLDS ON TO THE
HAVING MET — THE HAPPY MEMORIES
OF HER BIG BROTHER. ALL THE GIRLS CHASED HIM. HE WAS HANDSOME AND TALL. I REMEMBER DANCING WITH HIM IN
THE KITCHEN. JEAN: 50 YEARS LATER, COINS,
FLOWERS, AND FLAGS SHOW THAT THE
MEN ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN.>>WE CANNOT FORGET. WE JUST WANT TO THANK ALL OF THE
SERVICE PEOPLE. JE

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