The names of five U.S. soldiers, including one from Minnesota, are being added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
A ceremony was held Sunday morning to honor Army Specialist Charles Sabatier of Galveston, Texas, whose name is being added. He was wounded in the Tet Offensive in 1968 when a bullet pierced his spinal column and left him paralyzed. He died in 2009 as a result of his condition.
The names of four other service members will be added this week.
They are Army Specialist Charles Vest of Lynchburg, Ohio, who remained in a coma for years before he died; Army Sgt. Henry Aderholt of Birmingham, Ala.; Richard Daniels of Washougal, Wash., who served in the Navy, and Peter Otto Holcomb of Grandy, Minn.
Holcomb, a Navy boiler technician on the USS Mahan, died as the result of an accident involving a steam-water line rupture on March 13, 1966, in the Gulf of Tonkin.