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Photo gallery: Vietnam vet reunited with lost dog tag

Aug. 26, 2013 - 11:34AM   |  

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Lanny Martinson was a platoon sergeant in the Marine Corps who lost his right leg after stepping on a land mine in Khe Sanh, Vietnam, in June 1968.

Two years ago, John Naismith of Australia found Martinsonís dog tag sticking out of the ground while he was taking a tour of the area.

On Saturday, Naismith presented the dog tag to Martinson at VFW Post 4010 in Missouri City, Texas.

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