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Thousands Wearing Service Ribbons Never Earned in Vietnam
Real Vietnam Veterans are Forgotten in a Sea of "Wannabees'

by Gordon Duff, Staff Writer

Who are these folks we see, festooned in vests and ribbons, all screaming for war against someone? Are they real Vietnam vets, aging holdovers from a disasterous war? Having spent 40 years as a Vietnam veteran, I have a pretty good idea. NO! Most Vietnam vets are "era" veterans, "non-era" Veterans or "supporters."

Of those who served in Vietnam, 90% are non-combatants. This is the noisiest group of all. Vietnam vets were, for the most part, "anti-war" but most were not activist. They felt this way because they weren't insane, at least not then.
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