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Vietnam Veterans

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Vietnam Veterans

Many local African-Americans served during the Vietnam War. Four of these men are among the local Vietnam Veterans of America Honor Guard.

John “Perkey” Yates leads Cumberland Chapter #172 of the Vietnam Veterans of America Honor Guard during the opening ceremonies of the National Day of Prayer on the Downtown Cumberland Mall, May 4, 2017. Second in line is Robert Peck and fourth in line is James “Song” Meade. Holding the blue flag in the second photograph is Jimmy Washington.


Photographs: Albert L. Feldstein

Information: Juanita Cage-Lewis assisted in the identification


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Allegany County, Maryland

African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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