Marine veteran Harry Prestanski, 65, poses outside his home next to U.S. Marine Corps flag, Thursday, March 28, 2013, in West Chester, Ohio. Prestanski served 16 months as a Marine in the Vietnamese War and remembers having to celebrate his 21st birthday there. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Vietnam troop withdrawal remembered
While the fall of Saigon in 1975— with its indelible images of frantic helicopter evacuations — is remembered as the final day of the Vietnam War, March 29 marks the 40th anniversary of the U.S. combat troops withdrawal from Vietnam.