RETURNING TO VIETNAM
By Corey Dickstein | Stars and Stripes
Most had never met before, but they shared a bond few can understand.
Fifteen men gathered at an airport in Los Angeles on Friday morning, shook hands, chatted and then boarded a plane bound for the one place each had once desperately wanted to escape forever â" Vietnam.
Veterans of one of Americaâs bloodiest wars, these men were returning to battlefields they left in uniform decades ago. Some were searching for closure; others had more complex reasons to go back.
Follow their journey
Day 1: Danang
Day 2: Camp Reasoner
Day 3: Coming Soon