A sniper in Vietnam
For many years, the subject of the Vietnam War was a painful one for Detroit Lakes native Richard Hokenson.
"I didn't want to talk about it," he says.
Hokenson, who graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1966, served with the U.S. Army's Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, in Vietnam from May of 1969 to April 4, 1970.
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