Death of Melvin Laird

September 1, 1922 - November 16, 2016
Fort Myers, Florida | Age 94

Defense secretary oversaw the removal of U.S. troops from Vietnam…
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Melvin Laird, the defense secretary who oversaw the 1973 withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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