Empty chairs at empty tables.
Sergeant John T. Finch, a trumpet player serving with the 1st Marine Division Band, plays taps to honor those who fought and died during the Vietnam War at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum for the Vietnam Prisoner of War 40th Annual Homecoming Reunion.
Nearly 200 former Vietnam POWs and their families gathered at the Nixon Presidential Library on the 40th anniversary of when President Nixon hosted the service members for the largest dinner ever held at the White House, May 24, 1973, on the South Lawn. A seven-man rifle detail and color guard from 1st Reconnaissance Battalion also supported the event.
(Photo by Sergeant Michael Cifuentes, 23 MAY 2013.) High-res

Empty chairs at empty tables.

Sergeant John T. Finch, a trumpet player serving with the 1st Marine Division Band, plays taps to honor those who fought and died during the Vietnam War at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum for the Vietnam Prisoner of War 40th Annual Homecoming Reunion.

Nearly 200 former Vietnam POWs and their families gathered at the Nixon Presidential Library on the 40th anniversary of when President Nixon hosted the service members for the largest dinner ever held at the White House, May 24, 1973, on the South Lawn. A seven-man rifle detail and color guard from 1st Reconnaissance Battalion also supported the event.

(Photo by Sergeant Michael Cifuentes, 23 MAY 2013.)

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