(CBS Los Angeles) Vandals defaced, tagging a memorial in Venice to the 2,273 Vietnam War Heroes that were counted as prisoners or listed as missing-in-action.
“It’s a desecration, I mean its very simple. There’s no sort of other way around it,” said George Francisco, VP of Venice Chamber of Commerce who also runs nonprofit Veterans Foundation Inc
In March, Francisco, helped to bring a replica of the ‘Vietnam Veterans Memorial’ to Venice Beach, his father was a combat veteran during the Vietnam era and helped to organize the effort.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Dept is investigating the matter since the mural is painted onto a Metropolitan Transit Authority building, no arrests have yet been made.
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