Mack Haynes Visits VAMC Durham

A Munford Point Marine and recipient of a Congressional Gold Medal visited the Durham VAMC.  His name is Mack Haynes and he is one impressive man. His military discharge papers, DD214 and DD215, read more like a military history book than a document used to establish eligibility for VA care. At age 17, he joined the Marines, a day at Camp Lejeune he will never forget. He recalls taking a bus, then a train, before arriving at the famed Marine base in Jacksonville, North Carolina. From the moment he stepped foot on base, things would never be the same.  Read more