About 50 years since the Vietnam War, two local soldiers are still are nowhere to be found.
At a National POW-MIA Recognition Day ceremony, Avon's Gildo T. Consolini VFW Post 3272 shared the stories of U.S. Airforce Maj. Craig R. Norbert, of Avon, and Thomas Perry, a Special Forces medic from Canton.
Norbet was the "electronics warfare officer" as a member of the 41st Tactical Squadron in Thailand on a plane "hit by hostile fire" during a mission over North Korea.
Perry joined the U.S. Army in 1966 and he left Canton for Vietnam the following December. As a medic, he also helped native people. In an attack during the Battle of Ngoc Tavak, Perry stayed behind to treat the wounded instead of escaping.