The Vietnam Veterans Homecoming Event was held Oct. 5 at Parkview Field. Click here to read the preview article on the event. (Photos: Courtesy Bennie Edwards)
After close to four decades, Vietnam veterans in Fort Wayne and the Tri-state area are getting an official Vietnam Veterans of America Homecoming Celebration, slated for 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5 at Parkview Field.
Eric Hackley interviews well-known playwright, poet, activist and Vietnam veteran Charles Augusta Jones about his experiences in the Vietnam War.
Charles Augusta Jones, 66, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013 in the Marion VA Hospital. He was born in Fort Wayne to the late Willie and Ruth (Washington) Jones. He was a teacher and did a lot of volunteer work for theatrical and drama groups. He also wrote a number of plays.