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Vietnam vets meet to share a meal, memories in Louisville

The F Troop, 17th Calvary holds a reunion each year. (Source: Daniel Paxton, WAVE 3 News) The F Troop, 17th Calvary holds a reunion each year. (Source: Daniel Paxton, WAVE 3 News)
The reunion was held at Mission BBQ on Shelbyville Road. (Source: Daniel Paxton, WAVE 3 News) The reunion was held at Mission BBQ on Shelbyville Road. (Source: Daniel Paxton, WAVE 3 News)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A group of veterans reunited on Friday night to share a meal and memories from their service.

The veterans met at Mission BBQ on Shelbyville Road. All of them served in F Troop, 17th Cavalry while fighting in Vietnam.

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They came from all over the country - Montana, Texas, and even Hawaii.

"We served together, we ate together, we fought together," veteran Larry Johnson said. "We were there for each other and that's important."

"Most people don't understand what we went through," another veteran, Chris Johnson, said. "But when we all get together it's just like family, you know."

The F troop, 17th Cavalry holds a reunion each year.

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