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The Mining Journal
Traveling wall: Organizers look back on eventable to properly welcome home our Vietnam veterans, provide access for our vete
Traveling wall: Organizers look back on event
The Mining Journal / Posted yesterday
able to properly welcome home our Vietnam veterans, provide access for our veterans to the largest replica of the (Vietnam) memorial wall in the United States, shed some tears, share stories and heal together," Provost said. Provost said he expects... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Moving DUI Memorial Wall reminds people the dangers of drinking and drivingPa. – The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office asked for the Pennsylvani
Moving DUI Memorial Wall reminds people the dangers of drinking and driving
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted yesterday
Pa. – The Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office asked for the Pennsylvania DUI Association to bring the moving DUI Memorial Wall to the city. There are nearly 3,000 names are the DUI Memorial wall. Each person is the victim of a DUI... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Benghazi report: Clinton should have realized risksof those killed in the 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, incl
Benghazi report: Clinton should have realized risks
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
of those killed in the 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, including Christopher Stevens, are seen on the memorial wall during the American Foreign Service Association (AFSA) Memorial Plaque Ceremony for Steven Farley, at the U.S.... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Artificial surface being installed at BC Bank Parkgraduating classes and members of the community are already helping lay up the
Artificial surface being installed at BC Bank Park
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 2 days ago
graduating classes and members of the community are already helping lay up the wall. Gregory said the plan is to have a memorial wall near the park's entrance, made out of engraved bricks to honor those who have given support. Interested parties... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah's Army Rangers hold change-of-command ceremony in Forsyth Parkoperations and other missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom, including the res
Savannah's Army Rangers hold change-of-command ceremony in Forsyth Park
Savannah Morning News / Posted 2 days ago
operations and other missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom, including the rescue prisoner of war Pfc. Jessica Lynch. A memorial wall in the battalion’s barracks at Hunter has more than 40 names -- all Rangers killed in combat or training since... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Everyday Hero: Cornellous Smithto raise awareness One man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam
Everyday Hero: Cornellous Smith
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
to raise awareness One man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam veteran's names put on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. One man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam veteran's names put on the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Vietnam veteran cycling from TX to Washington, D.C. to raise awarenessOne man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam veterans' names put
Vietnam veteran cycling from TX to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
One man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam veterans' names put on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Del Francis, a 74-year-old Vietnam veteran who is in the midst of cycling his way from Sulphur Springs, Texas to... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Vietnam vet cycling for 74 veterans names to be added to Memorial WallOne man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam veteran's names put
Vietnam vet cycling for 74 veterans names to be added to Memorial Wall
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 3 days ago
One man has dedicated his life in trying to get 74 Vietnam veteran's names put on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Del Francis, a 74-year-old Vietnam veteran who is in the midst of cycling his way from Sulphur Springs, Texas to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
The pilgrims' progress that puts EU poll in perspectiveby other Anglican and Catholic clergy and senior Church figures. Their journey
The pilgrims' progress that puts EU poll in perspective
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
by other Anglican and Catholic clergy and senior Church figures. Their journey began on Wednesday at the new and inclusive Memorial Wall at Glasnevin cemetery in Dublin, and after the visit to Thiepval, Ypres and the Menin Gate on Thursday, they... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Memorial Wall honors troops whose remains never returnedLAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - A new Memorial Wall at South Florida National Cemetery
Memorial Wall honors troops whose remains never returned
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
LAKE WORTH, Fla. (AP) - A new Memorial Wall at South Florida National Cemetery honors U.S. troops whose remains were never found, buried at sea or never returned to their loved ones. The Sun Sentinel reports (http://bit.ly/28UGFfk ) that Seaman 1st... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Close buddies:Vietnam vet pays tribute to lost friendstotal of 25 years of military service, he retired as a colonel from the Nationa
Close buddies:Vietnam vet pays tribute to lost friends
The Mining Journal / Posted 4 days ago
total of 25 years of military service, he retired as a colonel from the National Guard. He has visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., three times. "The first time I was so emotional, I could hardly read any names on it," he... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Reflections of warmoney to pay for our instruction." He said he never understood the protests.
Reflections of war
The Mining Journal / Posted 5 days ago
money to pay for our instruction." He said he never understood the protests. Morris, who visited the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall in Washington D.C., in 1991, said he thinks the traveling wall is alright. "I guess everybody can't go to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Finally, eternal rest with honor for a sailor killed in combat 74 years agomonth. Journey had been dead for 74 years. He was among the first veterans to
Finally, eternal rest with honor for a sailor killed in combat 74 years ago
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
month. Journey had been dead for 74 years. He was among the first veterans to be honored at South Florida National's new Memorial Wall, meant for those whose remains, like Journey's, were never found, buried at sea or somehow not able to be... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Ninth Annual Ride For Angels to take place July 16for $15. In addition to the ride, participants are invited to remember a loved
Ninth Annual Ride For Angels to take place July 16
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
for $15. In addition to the ride, participants are invited to remember a loved one by placing a memento or note on the memorial wall located at the event. Hospice of Davidson County cares for more than 100 patients every day in a variety of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Vietnam veteran shares his tale of closure, frustrationcelebrate his 70th birthday this year, unlike the people whose names are listed
Vietnam veteran shares his tale of closure, frustration
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
celebrate his 70th birthday this year, unlike the people whose names are listed on the AVTT Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall, which is currently set up near the Superior Dome on Northern Michigan University's campus in... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama Vietnam veteran shares long-held pains and lasting pride, ahead of arrival of the Memorial Wall in Birminghamtime he's shared them publicly. He agreed to do so, in part, to help promote t
Alabama Vietnam veteran shares long-held pains and lasting pride, ahead of arrival of the Memorial Wall in Birmingham
Al.com / Posted 6 days ago
time he's shared them publicly. He agreed to do so, in part, to help promote the upcoming arrival of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Birmingham. The 80% traveling replica of the sobering monument in Washington, D.C. includes every name on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Kids from both sides of border taken on pilgrimage to the Sommethe Menin Gate, where they also laid a wreath. At the start of their three-day
Kids from both sides of border taken on pilgrimage to the Somme
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
the Menin Gate, where they also laid a wreath. At the start of their three-day pilgrimage on Wednesday, they visited the Memorial Wall at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Prior to departing for France the Anglican Primate Dr Clarke said: "Coming... Read more
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The Courier
Cemetery receives $20,000 upgradeFriday to confirm the grant that will help with the construction of a new rotun
Cemetery receives $20,000 upgrade
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Friday to confirm the grant that will help with the construction of a new rotunda and internment wall. The total cost of the project will cost $56,100. Ms King said the wall was a priority, given the existing memorial wall had reached its capac... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Patriotic processionto have them in Marquette." Officials estimate more than 200 motorcyclists tak
Patriotic procession
The Mining Journal / Posted 7 days ago
to have them in Marquette." Officials estimate more than 200 motorcyclists take part in escorting the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall from Koski Korner in Humboldt Township to the Superior Dome in Marquette. (Journal photo by Ryan Jarvi) The... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Many see monument as a way to say 'thank you'for what they did," Dukich said. "I'm lucky, very lucky. I lost dozens of frien
Many see monument as a way to say 'thank you'
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
for what they did," Dukich said. "I'm lucky, very lucky. I lost dozens of friends over there." The replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including the names of the 37 Champaign County servicemembers who died in the war, traveled from St. Joseph to... Read more
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The Burton View
‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ will be at Sloan | June 23, 2016the “ice wall,” to get a feel of how cold the water was at the time of sinking.
‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ will be at Sloan | June 23, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 7 days ago
the “ice wall,” to get a feel of how cold the water was at the time of sinking. There is also, in the final stretch, a memorial wall, where it is revealed whether or not the person on the boarding pass had survived the voyage. “We want people... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
A moving tributekicks off with a procession through Champaign County. Here's more on "The Wall
A moving tribute
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
kicks off with a procession through Champaign County. Here's more on "The Wall That Heals," a replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in the nation's capital: Bill Jones, the chairman of the local organizing committee, and about 30 others on... Read more
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The Medina County Gazette
Parade today will ignite Wadsworth Blue Tip Festival — The Medina County GazetteSaturday. The ride will include visiting Veterans Memorial Park in Clinton, th
Parade today will ignite Wadsworth Blue Tip Festival — The Medina County Gazette
The Medina County Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Saturday. The ride will include visiting Veterans Memorial Park in Clinton, then traveling to view the traveling Veterans Memorial Wall exhibit at Medina High School, 777 E. Union St. The ride then will go to the Ohio Western Reserve National... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Supporters rally around fallen trooper memorialDrive in Tampa. Recently a 6-year-old boy discovered the problem after not fin
Supporters rally around fallen trooper memorial
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 9 days ago
Drive in Tampa. Recently a 6-year-old boy discovered the problem after not finding his deceased mother's name on the memorial wall, which also is missing another officer's name. Since then many people have rallied to fix the memorial. But... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Five Things To Know For Todaythe war but who do not qualify to have their names on the wall. For years, as
Five Things To Know For Today
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
the war but who do not qualify to have their names on the wall. For years, as an older man visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, George Ellis McComesky would be overcome with emotion, reading and rereading the names of fallen... Read more
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Breitbart
Veterans Who Died from Agent Orange Exposure Honored at Vietnam War Memorialthe deceased veterans were on hand to receive a recognition plaque and place ph
Veterans Who Died from Agent Orange Exposure Honored at Vietnam War Memorial
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
the deceased veterans were on hand to receive a recognition plaque and place photos of their loved ones at the base of the memorial wall of names. The ceremony took place on the grounds of the National Mall just outside The Wall of the Vietnam... Read more
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The Courier
Time capsule holds a Eureka momentSchool has been handed over to former students of the now-closed school. The c
Time capsule holds a Eureka moment
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
School has been handed over to former students of the now-closed school. The capsule had been buried at the foot of a war memorial wall at the old institution and was disinterred when the school was decommissioned and slated to be sold privately... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Welcome the WallSome of our events, like we've got on Saturday, and some of our future events,
Welcome the Wall
The Mining Journal / Posted 11 days ago
Some of our events, like we've got on Saturday, and some of our future events, are really going to give that to them." The memorial wall will be open to the public 24 hours a day beginning at noon Thursday. The event runs until June 26. "Our main... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Local vets to be honored at Vietnam MemorialFor years, as an older man visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washi
Local vets to be honored at Vietnam Memorial
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 days ago
For years, as an older man visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, George Ellis McComesky would be overcome with emotion, reading and rereading the names of fallen soldiers he served with in Vietnam. Mr. McComesky died in 2013 of... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
What's Happening?as frustrated throughout the process. Augustine is making arrangements to dedi
What's Happening?
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
as frustrated throughout the process. Augustine is making arrangements to dedicate the newly added names to the War Memorial Wall at a ceremony scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 2nd. Details about the ceremony will be announced in the... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Sheriff's office breaks ground on county law enforcement officer memorialOn Thursday, June 16 the El Paso County Sheriff's Foundation held a groundbreak
Sheriff's office breaks ground on county law enforcement officer memorial
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 13 days ago
On Thursday, June 16 the El Paso County Sheriff's Foundation held a groundbreaking ceremony for a memorial wall at the Sheriff's Office Headquarters. The wall will honor fallen El Paso County law enforcement officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Kuhn Flowers donating memorial wreaths and flowers for funerals for Orlando nightclub shooting victimsin Clermont. McCall is sending seven employees to Orlando today to help make w
Kuhn Flowers donating memorial wreaths and flowers for funerals for Orlando nightclub shooting victims
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 13 days ago
in Clermont. McCall is sending seven employees to Orlando today to help make wreaths for each victim to be placed at a memorial wall being created Friday. The three-foot wreaths will be made of �high-end flowers,� including different color... Read more
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The Irish Times
Irish Diaspora Run: ‘All journeys begin with a single step’and the results of starvation due to a 40-day passage aboard coffin ships betwe
Irish Diaspora Run: ‘All journeys begin with a single step’
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
and the results of starvation due to a 40-day passage aboard coffin ships between May and October of 1847. The glass memorial wall of names figures as one of those indelible moments that brought the stark reality of political policy and... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Short shorts a no-no in Bement schoolschange of plans for a patriotic procession next week. The motorcade escorting
Short shorts a no-no in Bement schools
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
change of plans for a patriotic procession next week. The motorcade escorting a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall was intended to start in St. Joseph on Wednesday morning and travel to Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve via... Read more
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The Burton View
‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ will be at Sloan Museum in January | June 16, 2016the “ice wall,” to get a feel of how cold the water was at the time of sinking.
‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ will be at Sloan Museum in January | June 16, 2016
The Burton View / Posted 14 days ago
the “ice wall,” to get a feel of how cold the water was at the time of sinking. There is also, in the final stretch, a memorial wall, where it is revealed whether or not the person on the boarding pass had survived the voyage. “We want people... Read more
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Flint Township View
‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ coming to Sloan Museum in January 2017 | June 16, 2016the “ice wall,” to get a feel of how cold the water was at the time of sinking.
‘Titanic: The Artifact Exhibit’ coming to Sloan Museum in January 2017 | June 16, 2016
Flint Township View / Posted 14 days ago
the “ice wall,” to get a feel of how cold the water was at the time of sinking. There is also, in the final stretch, a memorial wall, where it is revealed whether or not the person on the boarding pass had survived the voyage. “We want people... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Cemetery Expansion Raises Neighbors' Concerns19 acre parcel will give the cemetery room for approximately 2,000 more burial
Cemetery Expansion Raises Neighbors' Concerns
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 14 days ago
19 acre parcel will give the cemetery room for approximately 2,000 more burial sites, a columbarium wall for urns, and a memorial wall. The cemetery director also said that homeowners were contacted at the time of the project planning in 2011.... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Owner of flower shop in Jacksonville donating a wreath for each victim of Orlando mass shootingwill take four vans full of flowers to Orlando to create the wreaths and when t
Owner of flower shop in Jacksonville donating a wreath for each victim of Orlando mass shooting
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 14 days ago
will take four vans full of flowers to Orlando to create the wreaths and when they are complete they will be delivered to a memorial wall that’s being created for the victims. “They will work until they are done [with all the wreaths],” McCall said... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Lena Sons of The American Legion to host annual fun runwill include a pulled pork sandwich meal upon return and chances at over $3,500
Lena Sons of The American Legion to host annual fun run
The Journal-Standard / Posted 15 days ago
will include a pulled pork sandwich meal upon return and chances at over $3,500 in gifts and prizes.The Illinois Traveling Memorial Wall will be on display for free from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Coach’s Golf & Grill, and live music by Luann,... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
American Fork honors flag, unveils new memorial garden at Flag Day ceremonyyou can’t mistake it. I just think by people coming together that’s what it’s a
American Fork honors flag, unveils new memorial garden at Flag Day ceremony
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 15 days ago
you can’t mistake it. I just think by people coming together that’s what it’s all about,” said Gary Lee Price, sculptor. A memorial wall was also unveiled with a tribute to every day heroes. “It was a labor of love, and you felt that love every... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Visiting UN Food Relief Agency, Pope Francis Shines Spotlight On Urgent Need to End Hungerhis arrival, he saw brass plaques with the names of staff members who have died
Visiting UN Food Relief Agency, Pope Francis Shines Spotlight On Urgent Need to End Hunger
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
his arrival, he saw brass plaques with the names of staff members who have died in service. "I prayed before the Memorial Wall," he said. "It is a testimony to the sacrifice made by members of this organization, who gave their lives, so... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pope Francis Urges Commitment to Hunger Fightarrival, he saw brass plaques with the names of staff members who have died in
Pope Francis Urges Commitment to Hunger Fight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
arrival, he saw brass plaques with the names of staff members who have died in service. "I prayed before the Memorial Wall," he said. "It is a testimony to the sacrifice made by members of this organisation, who gave their lives, so... Read more
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New Kerala
Visiting UN food relief agency, Pope Francis shines spotlight on urgent need to end hunger - newkerala.com #76462his arrival, he saw brass plaques with the names of staff members who have died
Visiting UN food relief agency, Pope Francis shines spotlight on urgent need to end hunger - newkerala.com #76462
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
his arrival, he saw brass plaques with the names of staff members who have died in service. I prayed before the Memorial Wall, he said. It is a testimony to the sacrifice made by members of this organization, who gave their lives, so... Read more
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examiner.com
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall in Spencerport June 16-20The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans M
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall in Spencerport June 16-20
examiner.com / Posted 16 days ago
The Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington travels around the country every year. The Moving Wall will be on display at the Ferris Goodridge American Legion Post at 691 Trimmer Road in... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Day of remembrance for Staten Island Vietnam War veteransSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Duty. Honor. Country. Valor. Service. Sacrifice. Those
Day of remembrance for Staten Island Vietnam War veterans
Staten Island Advance / Posted 17 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Duty. Honor. Country. Valor. Service. Sacrifice. Those six words could are inscribed on the memorial wall above the names of the 85 Staten Island men and women who lost their lives during the Vietnam War. These soldiers were... Read more
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NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls
Closer Look at Design Plans for Vietnam War Memorial in Medfordof Medford may soon be welcoming a new place to honor veterans. Organizers are
Closer Look at Design Plans for Vietnam War Memorial in Medford
NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls / Posted 18 days ago
of Medford may soon be welcoming a new place to honor veterans. Organizers are submitting a design plan for the Vietnam War Memorial Wall to the Medford City Council for approval. If approved, the wall would break ground at the U.S. Cellular Park... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall stops in LongwoodThe Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall was in Reitman Park in Longwood, Florida, J
Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall stops in Longwood
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 18 days ago
The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall was in Reitman Park in Longwood, Florida, June 5 through June 12, 2016. The memorial is a 3/5th replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington DC and bears the names of more than 58,000 people who served and... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
2016 Birmingham Heart Walk at Uptownawareness for local heart disease and stroke research and programs. The festivi
2016 Birmingham Heart Walk at Uptown
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 days ago
awareness for local heart disease and stroke research and programs. The festivities include the 5K walk, exercise demos, memorial wall, photo booths, hands only CPR training, kids zones, health screenings, food and drinks including a free Subway... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
2016 Birmingham Heart Walk at Uptownawareness for local heart disease and stroke research and programs. The festivi
2016 Birmingham Heart Walk at Uptown
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 19 days ago
awareness for local heart disease and stroke research and programs. The festivities include the 5K walk, exercise demos, memorial wall, photo booths, hands only CPR training, kids zones, health screenings, food and drinks including a free Subway... Read more
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Times News
Lansford miners’ memorial to be renewed, rededicatedI picked up the rocks and handed them to him,” said Slog, believed to be the fi
Lansford miners’ memorial to be renewed, rededicated
Times News / Posted 19 days ago
I picked up the rocks and handed them to him,” said Slog, believed to be the final worker who helped to build the Miners’ Memorial Wall at John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, Route 209, at the west end of town. Slog used a handmade tool to apply... Read more
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