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Gribble endured wars 20 years apart
Vet - Kid flags
Boyd students waving their flags in a show of patriotism during a Veterans Day ceremony are, from left, Britain Ralph, Jason Moore, and Stella Burks. Top photo: Eastside student Jackson Dunlap portrays Abraham Lincoln.
Darrell Gribble was just 19 years old when he was thrown into enemy fire in the jungles of Vietnam. He was 40 when he returned to the battlefield to fight the Persian Gulf War in the Iraqi desert.“They were two different wars and you could see how technology had really changed,” said Gribble, an Army veteran. “In Vietnam, it was more of a ground war and we were surrounded.