After the Gulf war. The Hyatt Regency Waikoloa(now the Hilton) threw a welcome home for the Marine unit and 100 Vietnam vets
This is the news article about it in the Kona,Hawaii paper.
The vet on the board had been in Vietnam a month and stepped on a land mine. he was so much fun and we danced and he was on his way to his own place in Costa Rica.