Alexandria Vietnam veteran's family surprises him by replacing lost medals

Published August 3, 2019 12 Views

Rumble In the 11 months and 25 days between John Guttridge's arrival and departure, he earned a Purple Heart, a National Defense Service Medal, a Vietnam campaign medal and a small collection of Overseas Service Ribbons. In the 53 years between then and Friday, his family lost them all. His daughter and grandson surprised him Friday by replacing them.