Vets salute Vietnam Veterans Memorial groundbreaking 35 years ago

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WASHINGTON DC -- Sunday marked 35 years since the groundbreaking of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

The wall is a chronological list of more than 58,000 military service members who were killed while in service to their country during the years of conflict in the Asian country.

The memorial is located north of the Lincoln Memorial, near the intersection of 22nd St. and Constitution Ave. NW. It is the most visited memorial in Washington D.C.

A wreath laying ceremony marked the occasion.

DCW50 visited the site Sunday to get one veteran's perspective.

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