Vietnam veteran reunited with dog tag he lost nearly 60 years ago

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A Vietnam veteran from South Carolina has been reunited with his dog tag that he lost decades ago, thanks to a treasure hunter and the power of social media.

Larry Morganti is still stunned the dog tag he lost in a rocket attack nearly 60 years ago is back in his possession. He was the crew chief on a C-123 cargo plane during the Vietnam War as part of the 311th Squadron of the Air Force from October 1967 to October 1968.

Morganti recalled that while serving, he once heard a loud bomb and began running for his life. Somewhere in the chaos, he lost his dog tags and later went to his first sergeant for a new pair, thinking little of it.

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