Vietnam veteran reflects on his service overseas

Vietnam War reflects on his service during VFW event Friday
Published: Jan. 27, 2023 at 11:18 PM CST

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - The Veterans of Foreign Wars honored veterans at the Hamptons Assisted Living facility in Tyler on Friday. It marked 50 years since the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in 1973, officially ending the Vietnam War and restoring peace in that country.

In attendance was Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel Gary Hoebeke, who is a Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient for his service in Vietnam. In the video above, he reflects on his time overseas.