Honoring veterans in Sound Beach

James Henke, of Sound Beach, speaks about the sacrifices soldiers make during war. As a member of a 134-man unit that was virtually wiped out during a 1967 rice paddy ambush in Vietnam that was covered in Newsday 47 years ago, he remembers that somber anniversary in Sound Beach on Thursday, June 19, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)