Vietnam wall replica to visit Ventura

Structure a scale model of one in D.C.


COLORFUL TRIBUTE—A bagpipe player signals the arrival of the traveling Vietnam Wall that came to Westlake Village in 2009. Acornfile photoUpon seeing his childhood friend’s name among the 58,318 inscribed on the Moving Wall, Vietnam veteran Ron Fitzgarrald “lost it,” he said.
“He was killed in June of 1969. A month later and he would’ve turned 20,” the Ventura resident said.
Fitzgarrald, 68, served on a Navy landing vessel in Da Nang, Vietnam in 1969 and 1970, but it wasn’t until years after the...

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