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John Metzger - Vietnam War
John Metzger shipped over to Vietnam in January of 1969 where he was assigned support command to assist a Catholic priest at the compound Camp Granite in Qui Nhơn, South Vietnam until January of 1970. As a chaplain’s assistant, Metzger accompanied the priest on outings to other military locations in Vietnam. His duties ranged from serving at mass or helping the priest administer the last rites for fallen soldiers.