Vietnam veteran’s remains returned to Missouri 45 years later


( – The remains of a veteran killed in Vietnam were returned to Missouri 45 years after the man had died.

The body of Rodney Griffin, a U.S soldier shot down and killed in Vietnam when he was 20, arrived at Lambert Airport this morning.

Griffin's family still lives in Centralia, Missouri. A public funeral service will happen Saturday in Centralia.

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