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August 19, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
The idea of fighting a prolonged war on foreign soil has been on former Army Ranger Larry Hughes' mind lately. But not just because his position as commander of Brothers of Vietnam includes organizing a massive annual reunion of Vietnam veterans. Hughes, 42, of Fullerton is also thinking about his 19-year-old son, Larry Hughes Jr., who has recently left for Saudi Arabia with the 82nd Airborne Rangers based in Fort Bragg, N.C.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
The idea of fighting a prolonged war on foreign soil has been on former Army Ranger Larry Hughes' mind lately. But not just because his position as commander of Brothers of Vietnam includes organizing a massive annual reunion of Vietnam veterans. Hughes, 42, of Fullerton is also thinking about his 19-year-old son, Larry Hughes Jr., who has recently left for Saudi Arabia with the 82nd Airborne Rangers based in Fort Bragg, N.C.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
Jim Wade came to the second annual Vietnam veterans reunion in La Habra on Saturday to look for a fellow soldier. "I don't know his name, but I'll never forget his face," said Wade, 44, of Long Beach, who remembers unloading the wounded soldier from a helicopter that had been hit. "He was a corpsman. He had lost half his leg. From the top of his right (buttocks) cheek right down to his heel, it was missing," Wade recalled. "He had been given a shot of morphine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 1990 | SHANNON SANDS
Jim Wade came to the second annual Vietnam veterans reunion in La Habra on Saturday to look for a fellow soldier. "I don't know his name, but I'll never forget his face," said Wade, 44, of Long Beach, who remembers unloading the wounded soldier from a helicopter that had been hit. "He was a corpsman. He had lost half his leg. From the top of his right (buttocks) cheek right down to his heel, it was missing," Wade recalled. "He had been given a shot of morphine.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
As many as 5,000 people from across the nation and around the world are expected to attend the second annual Vietnam War veterans reunion at El Centro Park on Saturday. The event, sponsored by the Brothers of Vietnam, a La Habra-based organization, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will offer a host of activities and give veterans a chance to rekindle friendships with their former brothers in arms.
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March 18, 1989 | DENNIS McLELLAN, Times Staff Writer
When Larry (Bear) Hughes came home in 1969 from 23 months of service in Vietnam, he had become one of California's most decorated Vietnam veterans: 15 Bronze Stars, 5 Silver Stars, a Distinguished Service Cross and 5 Purple Hearts. But a chest full of service ribbons and a wall full of medals weren't the only souvenirs brought home to La Habra by the former Golden Gloves state boxing champion.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 12, 1991
The City Council has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution supporting the troops in the Gulf War. Mayor John C. Holmberg invited representatives from the local chapter of the Brothers of Vietnam organization to accept the resolution. The mayor also urged residents to hang flags and wear yellow ribbons in a show of support for the country and to write letters to the troops.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1990 | DAVID F. BURKE
As many as 5,000 people from across the nation and around the world are expected to attend the second annual Vietnam War veterans reunion at El Centro Park on Saturday. The event, sponsored by the Brothers of Vietnam, a La Habra-based organization, will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will offer a host of activities and give veterans a chance to rekindle friendships with their former brothers in arms.
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March 18, 1989 | DENNIS McLELLAN, Times Staff Writer
When Larry (Bear) Hughes came home in 1969 from 23 months of service in Vietnam, he had become one of California's most decorated Vietnam veterans: 15 Bronze Stars, 5 Silver Stars, a Distinguished Service Cross and 5 Purple Hearts. But a chest full of service ribbons and a wall full of medals weren't the only souvenirs brought home to La Habra by the former Golden Gloves state boxing champion.
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