Vietnam Veterans’ Day

Two Comet Bay College siblings read the “Welcome Home” poem and laid a wreath at last night’s Vietnam Veterans’ Day Service in Rockingham.
Jordan Wright (Year 11) and Charli Wright (Year 9) stood alongside servicemen and women, veterans and dignitaries to honour those who fought for their country in the Vietnam War.
August 18 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan. On this day in 1966, Australian soldiers fought one of their fiercest battles of the conflict. About 60,000 Australians served in the Vietnam War where more than 3000 were wounded and 521 killed.

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