Illawarra Vietnam veterans have taken place as senior ANZACs, proudly

By Ben Langford
Updated April 24 2016 - 7:13pm, first published 3:00pm
Resilient and proud: Wollongong Vietnam veterans Will Simpson (1 Field Squadron), Graham Bennett (1 Field Squadron) and Ian Calloway (1 Australian Reinforcement Unit). Picture: Sylvia Liber
Resilient and proud: Wollongong Vietnam veterans Will Simpson (1 Field Squadron), Graham Bennett (1 Field Squadron) and Ian Calloway (1 Australian Reinforcement Unit). Picture: Sylvia Liber

Fifty years after Australia sent men to war in Vietnam, we can agree the way they were treated upon coming home was nothing to be proud of. But these veterans’ resilience and pride means they are now recognised as the senior leaders of the ANZAC movement.

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