Dozens of people have gathered to pay tribute to those drafted into the national service.
About 80 people, including those drafted into the service and their family members, gathered in Albury on Sunday.
The family of Ray Smith, who died in September 2017, said it was a great way to honour his memory.
"It's about paying tribute to all the national servicemen," his daughter Bronwyn Patterson said.
"They did a great thing for our country.
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"It means a lot to be able to honour him and remember him, and for our kids not to forget.
"These men left behind a lot to go away and fight for the country.
"People forget that they didn't have a choice - their names were pulled out of a barrel."
National service training was reintroduced in 1951 and ran until 1959, followed by a national service scheme which started in 1964.
It ended with the withdrawal of troops from Vietnam in December 1972.