Former Vietnam refugee, American combat veteran returns home after two months volunteering in Ukraine
Quan Nguyen helped get shelter, transportation and supplies for refugees in Kyiv and Lviv.
By Ashley Soriano | Published May 10, 2022 8:41pm EDT | Fox News
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – A former Vietnam refugee and American combat veteran is using his decades of experience to help Ukrainians.
Quan Nguyen has seen all sides of war.
He just got back from two months in Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine, where he helped refugees.
He says one of the toughest things he saw was an injured four-year-old in the back of an ambulance calling for his mom.
Nguyen is settling back into his Kaysville, Utah, home.
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Former refugee and Utah marine heads to Ukraine to help
Mar 7, 2022, 5:10 PM | Updated: 8:51 pm
BY JED BOAL, KSL TV
KAYSVILLE, UTAH— A Kaysville man is packing up and heading for Ukraine to do what he can to help those fleeing the Russian invasion. The marine veteran plans to work with a friend in Ukraine to help people get out safely.
“I’ve always understood how horrible life is as a refugee,” said Quan Nguyen.
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