Carl's Capitol Comments
Vietnam veterans honored on House floor
April 7, 2021
As a state representative I’m afforded some truly great opportunities. Monday, March 29, was one of those occasions.
I was invited to attend a ceremony at the Oklahoma History Center to dedicate the new outdoor “Tip of the Spear” exhibit as part of the National Vietnam Veterans Day 2021 observance. The exhibit features a Huey helicopter poised atop a representation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial – The Wall – in Washington, D.C. The Huey is one of the most recognizable images of the Vietnam War. The Wall is a stark reminder of the more than 58,000 lives lost among U.S. serviceme...