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Rosely Robinson will serve as keynote speaker at the annual Vietnam Veterans Day event at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 31, at the Kent County Veterans Memorial Park on South Little Creek Road, Dover. Robinson is the founder of the Delaware chapter of A Hero's Welcome Delaware and has served as its ...
Senator Donnelly and Chuck Hagel Hosting Event for Vietnam Veterans ... U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly and Chuck Hagel - a Vietnam War veteran, former U.S. Senator, and former U.S. Secretary of Defense - discussed the importance of giving our Vietnam War veterans the welcome home they deserve but ...

AUBURN, Ala. - Fifty years after the tumultuous, transformational experiences of 1968, Auburn High School is organizing a ceremony to honor veterans who served during the Vietnam War. On March 29, in conjunction with National Vietnam Veterans Day, Auburn High School will host the East Alabama ...
The Kahoka Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a recognition ceremony Saturday for Vietnam veterans from Clark County. The event recognized over 25 veterans from the Kahoka area. Each veteran was presented with a number of mementos including a certificate, Veteran Lapel ...
Arizona State Parks and Trails is hosting the sixth annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. ... Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day is a gesture of acceptance, gratitude and honor to the members of our community who served in the military during the Vietnam War - this includes the Veterans and ...
The Aleda E. Lutz VA is inviting Vietnam veterans to a special event in their honor from 1-3 p.m. March 29. The Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum, home of the USS Edson, in Bay City, has offered the ship as the venue for members of the VA leadership and staff to greet Vietnam veterans aboard this ...

Ash asked those in attendance to recognize his fellow servicemen and women, as well. "I just want to remind everyone that this month is Vietnam Veterans Month, so if you see a Vietnam Veteran, thank him for his service, or hers," Ash said. Ash was originally scheduled to accept the proclamation during the ...
As crowds departed from a ceremony that honored Vietnam War veterans at Baraboo High School Friday morning, some stayed behind a few moments longer. Several ... With a tear in his eye, one Vietnam veteran, who did not want to be named, found the picture he was looking for. He said it was a friend ...
One of the honors available during the commemoration is the Deceased Vietnam Veteran's Surviving Spouse pin. Friday was the funeral of Dr. Gary Wall, a dentist that served during the Vietnam war. His spouse Loretta is the first to receive this new pin at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery. "Think of the ...
Nagle added her husband is a Vietnam Veteran and he never likes to talk about the war. The idea for this event came from reading about it in a National American Legion magazine. Another form of inspiration came from a Vietnam War Documentary that was shown last year. Nagle said that her husband ...
Mar 16, 2018 -- Vietnam veterans are more likely to have hepatitis C - a bloodborne virus that attacks the liver - than their civilian counterparts. But the reasons why are up for debate. The VA expanded hepatitis C testing and treatment options for veterans several years ago. But one North Country veteran is ...
Willie Boyd, a Vietnam veteran, was viciously attacked by who police believe were five men after they broke into his apartment early last Tuesday morning. "I can't believe I'm doing this," said Vilmaris Hodge, his daughter as she fought back tears while placing posters around the neighborhood. They are ...
"Don't ever believe someone is better than you because of the color of his skin, the clothes they wear, the car they drive, or the house they live in. In the sight of God, we are all equal and you are just as good as they are." -Words of Wisdom From Our Elders, Pomp & Sacrifice: Reflections On A Life of Service ...
James Philip Hanny flew 77 combat missions during the Vietnam War and then became a pilot for American Airlines, based out of O'Hare International Airport, his family said. Before retiring from the Air Force in 1993, Hanny also had served with his O'Hare-based 64th Airlift Squadron in Operation Desert ...
Jeff Guerini Vietnam veteran Randy Ark looks at a monument honoring all Clark County residents who died in the Vietnam war. ... The Vietnam War Veterans Day of Remembrance will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Clark County Memorial Veterans Park, said Randy Ark, a local veterans ...
... Helping Veterans, presents Jeannie Drayton and her son, Jimel, with a certificate honoring Jimmy Drayton, a Vietnam War veteran who died in 2006. ... Ten other Vietnam veterans received certificates, commemorative pins, special coins and bumper stickers as part of their long-delayed welcome home.
On Thursday, The Tri-County Quilters presented veteran Billy Gardner, pictured above, a quilt during the group's meeting at First United Methodist Church in Dayton. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A local veteran recently received well-deserved recognition and a special token of appreciation for his ...

Coronado Chamber of Commerce Military Ball Chairman Mike Woiwode (right) interviews Vietnam Veteran, Navy Aviator and Distinguished Flying Cross recipient Chuck Sweeney at the Memorial Wall on the Naval Amphibious in Coronado. Woiwode conducted 20 interviews with Vietnam Veterans, which ...
The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act, signed into public law last year, designates March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The U.S. flag is ... He is president of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 154 headquartered at the Veterans Support Center, 18025 15 Mile Road, Clinton Township.
The Salem VA Medical Center and the Roanoke Regional Benefits Office will host a ceremony March 29 to honor regional Vietnam-era veterans and their families. Veterans who served on active duty from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to receive a 50th anniversary ...
STUART -- The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1041 of Martin County held its 1st Annual Texas Hold'em Poker Championship fund raiser on March 3.. More than 100 players made the VFW Post 4194 look like the World Series of Poker. The excitement built during the night as player after player was ...
Townsend is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.. ___. Information from: The Daily Tribune, http://www.dailytribune.com. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Tags: Michigan ...
CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery is inviting you to pay respects to a Vietnam veteran. The unaccompanied U.S. Navy veteran will be laid to rest Wednesday after his family was unable to attend. Tom Arthur Hayes will receive a full military burial starting at 11:00 ...
Following a rotation among other communities in the Verde Valley, the annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day event will return to Camp Verde ... The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act designated a day to honor and recognize Veterans of the Vietnam War following on other proclamations from ...
Vietnam veteran Dana Fox (left) of Jeannette accepts a patriotic quilt from Norwin Quilters member Carmela Tempero while club President Penny ... Their families are related by marriage, they both are Vietnam veterans and, Tuesday night, they became the first recipients of Quilts of Valor presented by the ...
Spruce Creek teacher turns classroom into jungle for Vietnam veterans to give firsthand accounts of the war to students ... Robert Adkins, a Vietnam veteran, was speaking to a class of students at Spruce Creek High as part of a two-day visit, from Thursday, March 1 to Wednesday, March 2, to provide a ...
Vietnam veteran battling cancer in need of public's help. by Greg Payne and Jason O. Boyd. "I don't know what we are going to have to do yet but it's not cheap and that's why I reached out to everybody to try to give me a helping hand," Willie Harris said. (Greg Payne, NewsChannel 12 photo). 2-28-18 veteran in need of ...
The city of Portland has been selected to be the first city in the U.S. to host a scaled-down replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Wall That Heals is a brand new, traveling ¾ scale version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.. Portland is one of 40 communities chosen to host the ...
Bahr, now 73, was one of three Vietnam War veterans who spoke at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Pugh Hall Ocora for a panel discussion called "Revisiting the Vietnam War." About 60 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and the Samuel Proctor Oral ...
Vietnam Veterans: Curtiss Poteat: Patrolling The Rivers Of South Vietnam. Share Tweet. February 26, 2018. Courtesy photo. Curtiss Poteat with a Russian AK-47 in front of the team barracks at Cat-Lai. Private Curtiss Poteat left the tranquility of Marion, N.C. for South Vietnam in 1969, having trained as a military policeman ...
Hoffman Funeral Home and Crematory's Jill Lazar places a pin on Bob Gilbert during a Vietnam veteran pinning ceremony Thursday at Hoffman ... The Army Heritage Center Foundation and Hoffman Funeral Home honored local Vietnam War veterans Thursday with a pinning ceremony as part of the 50th ...
Five days later, she received a response from the president of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, asking her to help find photos for the 42 fallen Vietnam Veterans in her home county. She happily agreed. Since then, she has not only found those photos, but she's also collected more than 6,000 others ...
Vietnam Veterans To Receive Commemorative Appreciation Pin Sunday, March 25. March 14, 2018 Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni 0 Comments Massachusetts National Guard, MetroWest Vietnam Veteran Memorial Committe, MWRTA, U.S. Department of Defense, Vietnam Veteran Commemorative ...
Fifty years on from the tumultuous, transformational experiences of 1968, Auburn high school is organizing a ceremony to honor veterans of the Vietnam War. On March 29, in conjunction with National Vietnam veterans Day, Auburn High school will host the East Alabama Vietnam veterans Welcome ...
The Moving Wall is a traveling half-sized replica of the Vietnam veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Kalkaska has hosted the smaller memorial twice before, in 2004 and again in 2008. And, the wall will make its third visit to the area from May 17-21 at the Kalkaska County Fairgrounds, according to ...
Five decades after they died, Historians, supporters and veterans are hoping to add a permanent face to the more than 58,000 troops killed in Vietnam. It was among the bloodiest conflicts since World War II, and nearly 1,300 from Tennessee were killed. Janna Hoehn, a Hawaii resident, has volunteered ...
Turkey's attempted invasion of the Kurdish-held Syrian enclave of Afrin could turn out to be its "Vietnam", a leading Kurdish politician and former ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said. Turkish troops, backed by their Syrian rebel allies, launched an air and ground offensive against Afrin, in northwest ...
The Vietnam veterans of America Chapter 1073 recently endowed a scholarship to assist veterans attending Walters State Community College. From left are Scott Reams and Doe Jarvis, trustees of the Walters State Foundation, Fred Morreale, Vietnam veteran; Dr. Tony Miksa, president of Walter State; ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - John Brown University commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive with the stories of veterans who fought in Vietnam. Three men who took part in the offensive spoke Tuesday night at the event. Vietnam War veteran Derl Horn served in the Marines during the ...
On Monday, Layton City crews cleared a group of trees from the northeast corner of Layton Commons Park, 437 N. Wasatch Drive, preparing the ground for a replica of the Vietnam veterans Memorial wall. The wall will be approximately 80 percent of the size of the original national memorial in Washington, ...
50 years later, Vietnam veteran recalls Tet Offensive ... Vietnam War veteran Edward "Hoppy" Curran talks about serving during the Tet Offensive. ... Vietnam War veteran Edward "Hoppy" Curran reads the names on the Lawrence Vietnam War veterans Memorial, which honors the 18 Lawrence men who ...
relatives of a Vietnam War veteran want back a piece of the man's legacy stolen from a storage unit in Kansas. The family of Charles "Chuck" David Sankey is offering a $12,000 reward to anyone with information that leads them to the Silver Star, Purple Heart and four Bronze Stars stolen from Hutchinson ...
My story is one of hopelessness. I am 62 years old and a navy Vietnam veteran. I did my time in Vietnam and was discharged honorably as a Chief Petty Officer in 1985 but did not retire. I went to Kuwait as a logistics advisor for the Kuwait Air Force, stayed there for two years and then returned to the U.S. ...
Vietnam War veteran Theodore Darrow, right, is awarded his high school diploma and his war medals at the Fonda-Fultonville Central school District. To the left is Patricia Prill, director of the Montgomery County veterans Service Agency. (Photo submitted). Vietnam War veteran Theodore Darrow, right, ...
In this Feb. 5, 1968, file photo, a blinded U.S. Marine, left, holds his hand out in front of him as he is led by a wounded comrade from his evacuation helicopter that brought them from Hill 861 to the main Marine base at Khe Sanh, South Vietnam. Another wounded leatherneck is helped by a hospital ...
The Vietnam veteran's Silver Star, that he earned because of his bravery while being seriously wounded in action, was missing among other military awards. The star was put in a mahogany frame so Charles' honor could be passed on to future generations. "His son wanted it and he had put it in here so he ...
Hollon is a Vietnam veteran. Before working at Ford Motor Company and as an administrator for a non-profit, he spent four years in the army, earning the Bronze Star for meritorious service. But he's served here, on the second floor of Mercy for the last nine years, helping out anxious moms like Heather ...
Local Vietnam veterans receive lapel pin for service ... Hayes was just one of the several Vietnam veterans honored in Tulsa by receiving the Vietnam War 50th anniversary lapel pin. ... "There was not a great deal of recognition for any serviceman but especially for the Vietnam veterans," said Hayes.
Kenneth Vaughan Sr., longtime LI resident and Vietnam veteran, dies. The West Islip resident died Nov. 15 at the Northport VA Medical Center after a long illness. He was 71. Kenneth Vaughan Sr., who lived in West Islip, was also a mechanic and welder. Photo Credit: Family photo. By Denise M. Bonilla ...
A Wisconsin Vietnam War veteran has received an honorary high school diploma decades after attending high school. More than 30 people gathered at Fill-Inn Station in ... Wednesday's ceremony was meant to honor all Vietnam veterans, Steinmetz said. "What a caring school district we have," he said.


 

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