Sgt. Fred Elbert, USMC, Vietnam Veteran, P.O.W. survivor, tells his story

In great respected remembrance of Sgt. Frederick L. Elbert Jr. who passed away Sunday February 18th, 2018. We at PNN are grateful to have recorded his story. He was called to serve. He answered that call. He served when many decided to find reasons and ways to not serve. He served his country in a most difficult time and circumstance. No one can take those facts away. USMC Fred Elbert served with the elite Marine Recon unit in South Vietnam in 1968. He was taken captive after a fierce firefight but refused to quit his duty as a Untied States Marine Corps member. He repeatedly attempted to escape as well as help his fellow Prisoners of War survive the hardships of captivity. This is his incredible story captured by the cameras of PNN during Nation POW/MIA day, 2012.

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