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A tribute to our veterans serving during the Vietnam War period will be held during a luncheon starting at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Alex Madonna Expo ...
Eckelson-Sanborn American Legion 60-year member Calvin Lettenmaier, who was assisted by his granddaughter, Lt. Kali Lettenmaier-Laack with the North Dakota Air National Guard, presented the flag to Bruce Foster, one of the Vietnam veterans honored ...

BIRNAMWOOD, Wis. (WSAW) -- They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but for two Vietnam War veterans, who were already fond of the friendship they shared, a surprise Reunion made that time apart well worth the wait.
Segundo, who also serves as veterans officer for the town of Ludlow, said the dinner is also an extension of events held in Western Massachusetts over the past few months to express appreciation to Vietnam veterans. Those events began in August with ...
HOLLY LAKE ranch - Retired educator Tommy Baxter volunteered to serve during the Vietnam War and willingly risked it all, without complaint, to fulfill his duty to the country.
Today, he is in his sixth year as the executive director of the Holmdel-based New Jersey Vietnam veterans' Memorial Foundation.

FLATWOODS Representatives of all branches of the United States military met at Russell high school Saturday to honor veterans who served during the ...
Steve Avey, with arms raised, celebrates his new handicap accessible ramp. The ramp was built by Rebuilding Together volunteers, including, front row, from left: Tom Newman, Steve Durian, Terry Sears, Greg Patton and Jim Snyder.
U.S. Senator Gary Peters hands out lapel pins with an eagle and the words Vietnam War veteran to Michigan vets.
Vandalism charges have been filed against a second man accused of defacing the Vietnam veterans Memorial Wall in Venice just before Memorial Day.
GUSTINE - Patriotism is deeply ingrained in local veteran Will Martin, who served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Today, nearly five decades removed from his year in the steamy jungles of Vietnam, Martin remains active as a member of the local ...
Vandalism charges have been filed against a second man accused of defacing the Vietnam veterans Memorial Wall in Venice just before Memorial Day, prosecutors announced Thursday.
The Cherokee Nation honored a Vietnam veteran with the Medal of Patriotism at the October Tribal Council meeting, a media release states.
West Haven Vietnam veteran Peter "Doc" Wight, who served in the Air Force 31st Tactical Fighter Wing in Homestead, Florida, from 1971 to 1977, visits The Wall That Heals at Bradley Point in West Haven during an opening ceremony Thursday.
A North Huntingdon man seriously wounded in the Vietnam War 47 years ago and using a wheelchair because of a stroke last year came home this week to a house that has been remodeled to suit his needs, thanks to a Pittsburgh nonprofit and Home Depot ...
WEST HAVEN, CT - City employees waved American flags Oct. 19 as a tractor-trailer carrying the traveling Vietnam veterans Memorial passed by City Hall along Campbell Avenue on its way to Savin Rock, where West Haven Vietnam veterans Inc. will ...
After more than 10 years of waiting, $450,000 will go towards building a new Vietnam veterans Memorial Park off I-75 and Russell Parkway.

The 1 p.m. show at the Anderson Regional Airport will honor Vietnam veterans, an emotional subject for a man who was raised near a military base in a military-oriented family.
About two dozen Vietnam veterans attended the pre-council meeting to urge approval of the plan to build a park. It will be adjacent to a new visitors center to be constructed somewhere along Interstate 75.
Buck and fellow Vietnam veteran, Gold Legacy VFW Member Greg Baker, spoke at the event which was part of balloons Over Mt. Vernon.
Daily Sun photo/Jennifer Miller Members of army Pfc. Benjamin Davis Grant, Vietnam War veteran, pictured with Renee Brown and Dana Stubbs.
Vietnam veterans memorial re-dedicated. Vietnam veteran Ralph Galati, 1st Lt. U.S. Air Force and pilot who was a POW, talks about the price of freedom during the ceremonies.
KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Fifty years after the Vietnam War, veterans were honored in Knoxville Thursday at the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial.
The ceremony expects hundred of veterans and their families to show up to say thank you to the Vietnam veterans. Each vet or their family will receive a bronze pin.
George Bryce leans against a railing near the North Platte River in Casper, Wyoming, on Oct. 4, 2016. The fly-fisherman statue over his shoulder is one of many bronze works he has been instrumental in funding and getting placed around the city.
He is disabled and now lives in Atlantic Beach. Langlois took the warning and left his home during hurricane Matthew. But when he came back, he had some damage to deal with.
Victor Garza, chairman of the veterans Advisory Board, has wanted to hold a special event for Vietnam War veterans, saying they deserve the special recognition.
Guest David Payne is the President of the Vietnam veterans of America Chapter 607 for Central Alabama and came to talk about the VVA.
"Before & After is based on six Vietnam veterans who had their lives forever altered by the war, and they stand as representations of the 60,000 men deployed.
Former POW to 'welcome home' Vietnam veterans. Bruce Browning/Times-Georgian; Updated 11 hrs ago; 0. When American troops returned home from Vietnam during the 1960s and '70s, they weren't treated well.
Binghamton (WBNG) -- Hundreds gathered at Southside veterans Park Saturday to honor the life of a Vietnam veteran and move his monument to a new spot.
Holmdel, NJ (September 29, 2016) - Bill Linderman's life changed in the summer of 1965 by one knock of the door. He had been drafted into the Vietnam War.
TUCKAHOE, NY - Westchester County Executive Robert P. Astorino honored hundreds of Vietnam-era veterans in a ceremony Wednesday afternoon at the Kensico dam Plaza including one man from Tuckahoe.
The Friends of the North End recently celebrated its 44th annual Reunion. At the gathering Bob Chiota, a former North Ender and retired US Army Lieutenant Colonel, presented a 50th year commemorative pin inscribed with "a grateful nation honors you" to ...
The program calls on local governments and organizations to honor Vietnam veterans, and the Tualatin group is one of many chapters of the national Society of the daughters of the American Revolution that have signed on as 'Commemorative Partners ...
WOODSTOCK, GA -- The Wall That Heals, a 250-foot replica of the Vietnam veterans Memorial, will soon make an appearance in Woodstock.
Middletown resident, artist and Vietnam veteran David Schulz did seven charcoal drawings that are hanging alongside a list of names and stories about the Vietnam War from other local veterans.
Vietnam War veterans are invited to attend a Vietnam War veterans Tribute from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Alex Madonna Expo Center in San Luis Obispo.
So, we just try to impart to the younger generation some of the different things that happened in our lives," said Ron Durand, Vietnam veteran. The veterans say they love talking to kids and are willing to do it again next year. ADVERTISING. ADVERTISING.
Vietnam veteran James Warner recalls the moment his F-4 fighter plane was shot down over North Vietnam in 1967. "My front seater put the airplane in after burner so it was going very fast; over 700 miles an hour when I ejected.
Steve Cole, vice president of Chapter 1009 Vietnam veterans of America honored local businesses with a certificate for outstanding services benefiting Vietnam veterans. Radio Station, 106.9 The ranch; BEAR Arms; Super 1 Foods; Watkins Construction Co, ...
A MAN who claimed to have served in Vietnam on "clandestine activities" and been made a major general in the army has been stripped of his replica medals after a three-and-a-half year battle.
WEST HAVEN >> It was an emotional thing the last time a replica of the Vietnam veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., came to West Haven - and it's expected to be just as emotional when the traveling Wall That Heals arrives for a four-day visit Oct ...
So, we just try to impart to the younger generation some of the different things that happened in our lives," said Ron Durand, Vietnam veteran. The veterans say they love talking to kids and are willing to do it again next year. Explore related topics ...
CARLISLE, Pa. (WHTM) - A portion of Route 74 has been designated to honor a Marine from Cumberland County who lost his life while serving our country in Vietnam.
Sioux Falls, SD (KELO-AM) - Former South Dakota US Senator Larry Pressler says the recently passed law allowing 911 victims' families to sue Saudi Arabia should be repealed.
Charles Marvin Hoover, a Vietnam veteran, was laid to rest in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell Monday, complete with a 15-gun salute.
St. Louis (KTVI) - If you see a Huey Helicopter in St. Louis don't be alarmed. The historic military helicopter has received a makeover and is set to inspire veterans here in town.
The married father of two and grandfather of one is a combat-decorated Vietnam veteran with 23 years of army service. He enjoys playing $20 games, such as his current favorite - Diamond Spectacular - because it gave him two $500 wins in one week.
"As a country, we need to rededicate ourselves, every time we have an opportunity, to the Vietnam veteran," Quigley added.


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