Mississippi VFW State Commander and retired USAF MSGT Charles Purchner Jr. said he recently visited the Vietnam Memorial in Washington to honor a fellow Gulfport service member Charles Henry Wright, who lost his life in the Vietnam War at age 20.
Mississippi VFW State Commander and retired USAF MSGT Charles Purchner Jr. said he recently visited the Vietnam Memorial in Washington to honor a fellow Gulfport service member Charles Henry Wright, who lost his life in the Vietnam War at age 20. Justin Vicory jvicory@sunherald.com
Mississippi VFW State Commander and retired USAF MSGT Charles Purchner Jr. said he recently visited the Vietnam Memorial in Washington to honor a fellow Gulfport service member Charles Henry Wright, who lost his life in the Vietnam War at age 20. Justin Vicory jvicory@sunherald.com

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