On this day, Oct. 24, 1966

By the Tri-City HeraldOctober 24, 2012 

Michael Newbern, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clair Smith, Kennewick, has died of gunshot wounds in Viet Nam. He was a graduate of Kennewick High School and a member of the Green Berets paratroop unit. He had just returned to Viet Nam after spending his leave in Kennewick last month.

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