After not being able to host the event for a few years because of the coronavirus pandemic, the annual tradition event Freedom Fest is back at the National Infantry Museum in the Columbus Fort Benning area. It will be on Monday, the 4th of July.
On March 29th, 1973, the last U.S. combat troops departed the Republic of Vietnam after a long, bloody war. Almost five decades later, the Columbus Fort Benning community honored those who fought and died there.
By The Associated Press and SAYED ZIARMAL HASHEMI, LOLITA C. BALDOR and JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press
A U.S. official said the complex attack was believed to have been carried out by the Islamic State group. The IS affiliate in Afghanistan is far more radical than the Taliban, who recently took control of the country in a lightning blitz and condemned the attack.