Vietnam War veterans honored in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (DRG News) – A handful of Vietnam War veterans received a commemorative lapel pin at a brief ceremony last week at South Dakota’s Vietnam War Memorial in Pierre.

South Dakota Congressman Dusty Johnson also gave each veteran a challenge coin.

Veteran Bruce McIntire of Pierre served in the Army as a Combat Engineer from 1961 to 1964.

Johnson said he was honored to give the veterans recognition for their service.

Along with McIntire, Roger Templeton, Pierre; William Marshall, Fort Pierre; Lawrence Madsen, Gettysburg; Doug Jones, Pierre; and LeRoy Madsen, Pierre were recognized for their Vietnam War military service.