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Army to Honor Vietnam Vets through NASCAR (Video)

Do you know a Vietnam Veteran who'd like his or her picture to be featured on a NASCAR vehicle? Well, the Army is looking for vets who served in the Vietnam War and would like their photo (in uniform) to be part of paint schemes decorating both a Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel dragster, and the Stewart-Haas Racing No. 39 Chevrolet driven by Ryan Newman.

You can click here to submit a photo to the Army. You have until September 16 to send in your photos.

The Army's decorated cars will race on November 13 - the Chevy at Kobalt Tools 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race, and the dragster at Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals.


Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, who will drive the dragster, told the San Bernardino Sun:

"It's truly inspiring to represent our soldiers who served in Vietnam. Many of the Vietnam veterans are drag racing fans who grew up at the height of the muscle-car and hot-rod era. We see many Vietnam vets at our NHRA races, and that's why this paint scheme will carry a special meaning for our U.S. Army team."

The Pentagon Channel has more on the Army's NASCAR cars honoring Vietnam Vets. Take a look: