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Brothers who served in Vietnam together reflect on Memorial Day
Brothers who served in Vietnam together reflect on Memorial Day

For the Sterner family, Memorial Day is about more than having a day off from work or hosting a family cookout. Dan Sterner and Steve Sterner each served a tour in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A third brother, Donald, who died of asbestos poisoning last year, also served in Vietnam during the war. Dan, the youngest, was stationed in the Mekong River area of southern Vietnam as a convoy runner from late 1969 to late 1970. Steve was stationed further north in Vietnam with the Marine Corps from May 1969 to June 1970. Donald, the oldest of the three, had finished his tour in 1968 before his brothers arrived. He served as a medic before being wounded and sent home. The two...

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