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Vietnam veterans honored in downtown Roanoke

ROANOKE (WSLS 10) - Forty-four years ago today, the last combat troops withdrew from Vietnam.

To commemorate that day, wreath laying ceremonies were held around the Roanoke Valley to honor Vietnam veterans.

Representatives from the city of Roanoke, Salem, Vinton and Roanoke County took part in the commemorations.

WSLS 10 photojournalist Trevor Fair captured the intimate ceremony at Lee Plaza in downtown Roanoke.