Friday, July 14, 2017

Texas Vietnam Veteran Doesn't Want You To Miss His Truck

Have you seen it? The story behind a patriotic truck rolling around North Texas
WFFA ABC 8 News
Hannah Davis
July 13, 2017

It's hard to miss Everett Floyd especially when he's in his truck. The Vietnam veteran and his pickup have become local celebrities across North Texas. The F-150 is covered from top to bottom in medals, flags and military ornaments.
It's hard to miss Everett Floyd especially when he's in his truck. The F-150 is covered from top to bottom in medals, flags and military ornaments.
(Photo: Plano Health and Fitness, WFAA)
"They all have a meaning," Floyd said.

Floyd says hundreds of people have asked to take pictures over the years, but few ask the story behind the head-to-toe decorations. He says it's a symbol for the sacrifices all soldiers have made, but especially the men and women who served in Vietnam.

"Some mark the men who didn't come home," Floyd said.

Floyd served two tours in Vietnam in the Marines. He says he suffered from agent orange while there, and now has disabilities from his service.
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