82nd Airborne Division (Vietnam) Golden Brigade – Vietnam 1968 – 1969

January 21, 2016

On This Day …

Category: All Messages,On This Day – Ron Yorkovich 9:06 pm

January 21, 1977

In his first act as president, Jimmy Carter pardons all Vietnam-era draft dodgers – pleasing amnesty groups, but angering veterans. The blanket pardon included hundreds of thousands who left the United States or failed to register with Selective Service. Military AWOL were not included in the pardon.