And most of this passes from public view, quietly and unassumingly, because the current Commmander-in-Chief does not participate; nor does he encourage any of the White House staff or senior military to show an open evidence of respectful mourning for the dead.
Much has changed since Vietnam; much has not ! ~sigh ~
"If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm." Vincent Thomas Lombardi (1913 - 1970)