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Thirty years ago the Unknown Service Member of the Vietnam Era was interred in the Tomb of the Unknown Solider at Arlington National Cemetery.
Members of the Marine Corps honor guard attend the casket of the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era aboard the USS BREWTON (FF 1086). The frigate is en route and transported to Naval Air Station Alameda, California, at the conclusion of the designation and departure ceremony for the Unknown. Members of the ship’s crew stand at parade rest in the background, 05/17/1984
A joint services casket team places the casket of the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era aboard a C-141B Starlifter aircraft for a flight to Washington, District of Columbia. The Unknown will lie in state in the Capitol building until Memorial Day, when he will be interred at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, 05/25/1984
The flag-draped casket of the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era, secured in the rear of a C-141B Starlifter aircraft, is ready for the flight to Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Once at Andrews, the Unknown will be taken to the Capitol, where he will lie in state prior to internment at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, 05/24/1984
A joint services casket team removes the casket of the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era from a hearse parked outside the east entrance of the Capitol. The casket will be carried past the color guard and joint services honor condon lining the steps of the Capitol and placed in the rotunda, where the Unknown will lie in state until Memorial Day, 05/25/1984
A joint services honor guard surrounds the casket of the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era during the arrival ceremony in the Capitol rotunda. President and Mrs. Ronald Reagan, VIPs, Vietnam veterans and other guests are attending the ceremony. The Unknown will lie in state in the rotunda until Memorial Day, 05/25/1984
President Ronald Reagan, center, bows his head as a prayer is said during arrival ceremonies for the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era at the Capitol rotunda. The Unknown will lie in state until Memorial Day when interment will take place at Arlington Cemetery in the Tomb of the Unknowns, 05/25/1984
A 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) caisson waits on the east plaza of the Capitol during the formation of the funeral procession for the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era. A joint services casket team carries the casket of the Unknown past a joint services honor cordon lining the steps of the Capitol, 05/28/1984
The state funeral procession for the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era arrives at Arlington National Cemetery. The Lincoln Memorial is visible in the background, 05/28/1984
President Reagan Presenting Congressional Medal of Honor to Vietnam Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, 05/28/1984
The casket of the Unknown Serviceman of the Vietnam Era rests on a bier at the Tomb of the Unknowns at the conclusion of the burial service at Arlington National Cemetery. The Vietnam Unknown will be interred between the Unknowns of the Korean War and World War II, 05/28/1984
Remembering the sacrifices of the known and unknown on Memorial Day.
*DNA testing later identified the remains as those of Air Force 1st Lt. Michael Joseph Blassie, who was shot down near An Loc, Vietnam, in 1972. It has been decided that the crypt that contained the remains of the Vietnam Unknown will remain vacant.