Posted by: Gregoryno6 | August 18, 2014

August 18 – Remembering the Vietnam Veterans, and the Battle of Long Tan.

If you missed it last year – my piece on Long Tan is here.

Until I began preparing that item I was unaware that LBJ himself had recognised the Australian force with a citation. We should learn to honour our military victories with the same enthusiasm as our sporting victories.

The anniversary of Long Tan has been chosen as our Vietnam Veterans Rememebrance Day.

VVRD Ronaldson

Photo courtesy of the office of the Minister for Veterans Affairs, Senator Michael Ronaldson. The Minister’s press release today also provided a link for the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service. Please – if you need them, they are there for you.

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