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Honoring Vets

Fort Plain, VFW honor ‘a family man’ and heroes going back to Revolution

Memorial Day services were held at the Veteran's of Foreign Wars (VFW) post 3275 on Monday morning. The 1st Tryon Country Militia is seen duing the 21 gun salute.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Memorial Day services were held at the Veteran's of Foreign Wars (VFW) post 3275 on Monday morning. The 1st Tryon Country Militia is seen duing the 21 gun salute.
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A Vietnam veteran was solemnly memorialized Monday at the Fort Plain VFW, standing for all those lost in war. Henry E. Williams Jr., who served in the Vietnam War in 1967, died in 2000. This year, his family turned to the VFW to help remember him in a way they cannot do at his grave. “He’s buried in the National Cemetery,” said his son, Henry Williams III. “We can’t leave flowers or anything there, like ...


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