Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Orlando Sentinel
Navy families mourn on 50th anniversary of USS Forrestal fireare buried together. The names of 18 of the Forrestal’s sailors are on the head
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 hours ago
are buried together. The names of 18 of the Forrestal’s sailors are on the headstone. Afterward, they’ll travel to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., and lay a wreath at the panel bearing the names of the victims. A chest... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Navy families mourn on 50th anniversary of USS Forrestal fireare buried together. The names of 18 of the Forrestal’s sailors are on the head
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
are buried together. The names of 18 of the Forrestal’s sailors are on the headstone. Afterward, they’ll travel to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., and lay a wreath at the panel bearing the names of the victims. A chest... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Some don't agree with Chaplain Schmitt Island upgrades, possible plans to remove campgroundor events like weddings, and lighting the Wisconsin Bridge with bright colors.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 2 days ago
or events like weddings, and lighting the Wisconsin Bridge with bright colors. Also located within the park is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. We're told, the Tri-state Vietnam Veterans Association is against having the memorial... Read more
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Boston Globe
How do you memorialize the fallen in a war without end?monuments to America’s war dead: the fountains and pools of the World War II Me
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
monuments to America’s war dead: the fountains and pools of the World War II Memorial, the relentless, black wedge of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the haunting statuary of the Korean War Memorial. Yet to be memorialized, however, are the... Read more
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Boston Globe
How do you memorialize the fallen in a war without end?monuments to America’s war dead: the fountains and pools of the World War II Me
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
monuments to America’s war dead: the fountains and pools of the World War II Memorial, the relentless, black wedge of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the haunting statuary of the Korean War Memorial. Yet to be memorialized, however, are the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Vietnam Veterans Memorial installed at Central Texas State Veterans CemeteryThe Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery is now the first veteran cemetery in
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery is now the first veteran cemetery in Texas to have its own Vietnam veterans memorial. "When our nation sent us to war, they weren't there to welcome us home," Troy Kelley, who designed the Vietnam Veterans... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Czech heritage festival, Westfest is set for Labor Day WeekendVietnam Veterans Memorial installed at Central Texas State Veterans CemeteryVie
KXXV Waco / Posted 6 days ago
Vietnam Veterans Memorial installed at Central Texas State Veterans CemeteryVietnam Veterans Memorial installed at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery is now the first veteran cemetery in Texas to have its... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial on display in RothschildROTHSCHILD (WAOW) - A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is on display in
WAOW Wausau / Posted 6 days ago
ROTHSCHILD (WAOW) - A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is on display in Rothschild in a tribute that continues through Sunday. Listing the names of more than 58,000 soldiers and Marines who died during the more than decade-long war that... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Rogers Eagle Scout Named VFW Scout Of The YearPund received $100 from Post 3031 and its honor guard. Pund’s Eagle Scout proj
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 6 days ago
Pund received $100 from Post 3031 and its honor guard. Pund’s Eagle Scout project was the beautification of the Rogers Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the Rogers Municipal Airport. Pund is the son of Jeff and LeAnn Pund of Rogers and the grandson... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
No ticker-tape parades planned for soldiers returning from Iraqevent honoring Vietnam veterans was not held until 1982, when thousands marched
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
event honoring Vietnam veterans was not held until 1982, when thousands marched in Washington for the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Parades were later held in New York in 1985 — 10 years after the war ended — and in Chicago the... Read more
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Rocklin & Roseville Today
Granite Arch on Alzheimer's Memorial Wall a Tribute to President Ronald ReaganLawn's Alzheimer's Memorial Wall was created in 2011 and is the first of its ki
Rocklin & Roseville Today / Posted 9 days ago
Lawn's Alzheimer's Memorial Wall was created in 2011 and is the first of its kind in the nation. Modeled after the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the Alzheimer's Memorial wall holds the names of community members who have been afflicted by... Read more
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The Selma Times-Journal
LETTER: Looking for local Vietnam War veteransDear Editor, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which built the Vietnam Wall
The Selma Times-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Dear Editor, The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, which built the Vietnam Wall in 1982, seeks to honor all Vietnam veterans and help heal the nation’s wounds from the Vietnam War. As they continue their mission, they are seeking to connect a face... Read more
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The MidWeek
Town Crier for July 12, 2017Wall that Heals Dates: Thursday, July 13, through Sunday, July 16 Place: Syca
The MidWeek / Posted 10 days ago
Wall that Heals Dates: Thursday, July 13, through Sunday, July 16 Place: Sycamore Park The Wall that Heals, a Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica and mobile education center, will be open 24 hours a day. Events include guest speakers... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
They volunteered to fight against terror. They deserve their own memorial.are completely accomplished, it could be a very long time. Already, the memoria
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
are completely accomplished, it could be a very long time. Already, the memorial is going to be a long journey. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial took nearly three years from congressional authorization to its dedication in 1982. That process... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Pictures of the Week from July 9 - 15private. Matthew Apgar - mapgar@shawmedia.com Wayne Davey of Leland reaches ou
Daily Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
private. Matthew Apgar - mapgar@shawmedia.com Wayne Davey of Leland reaches out to touch the Wall That Heals traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Sycamore Community Park on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Sycamore. Matthew Apgar -... Read more
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Breitbart
Fenway Park to Host Large Tribute for Vietnam Vetsfeature a flyover as well, provided by four F-15’s from the Massachusetts Air N
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
feature a flyover as well, provided by four F-15’s from the Massachusetts Air National Guard. Fenway will also feature a half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to commemorate the event. Follow Dylan Gwinn on Twitter: @themigh... Read more
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Boston Herald
Vietnam veterans have their day at Fenwayof them said, ‘You know, It’s never too late,’ ” Baker said. Kennedy walked al
Boston Herald / Posted 12 days ago
of them said, ‘You know, It’s never too late,’ ” Baker said. Kennedy walked alongside a replica of the Washington, D.C., Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Van Ness Street and chatted with veterans. He said the reaction he saw from veterans who were... Read more
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CNET
Everything Google Assistant can do on the Pixelthird-party apps, but don't expect its abilities to be too far reaching. Some e
CNET / Posted 12 days ago
third-party apps, but don't expect its abilities to be too far reaching. Some examples include: Wikipedia: "Show me The Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Wikipedia." YouTube: "Open Buzzfeed's Youtube channel." Twitter: "Post to Twitter, 'Eating... Read more
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The News-Times
New Milford dedicates Vietnam Veterans Memorialhim, and for the other nearly 100 veterans on the Village Green Saturday aftern
The News-Times / Posted 12 days ago
him, and for the other nearly 100 veterans on the Village Green Saturday afternoon, the unveiling of New Milford’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial symbolized a long-awaited recognition for their service. “It finally gives us some closure,”... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
New Milford dedicates Vietnam Veterans Memorialhim, and for the other nearly 100 veterans on the Village Green Saturday aftern
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 12 days ago
him, and for the other nearly 100 veterans on the Village Green Saturday afternoon, the unveiling of New Milford’s Vietnam Veterans Memorial symbolized a long-awaited recognition for their service. “It finally gives us some closure,”... Read more
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The News & Observer
Celebrating pop-culture, superheroes, fantasy, anime and more in downtown Raleighceremony held on the NC Capitol grounds in Raleigh on Tuesday. Kara Deadmon de
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
ceremony held on the NC Capitol grounds in Raleigh on Tuesday. Kara Deadmon describes some of the objects left at the N.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol in downtown Raleigh. More than $600,000 in cash disappeared from the Wake... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Saturday Boredom Busters, July 15thMN. A dedication ceremony of a new Veterans Memorial will take place in the Bre
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 13 days ago
MN. A dedication ceremony of a new Veterans Memorial will take place in the Brewster city park at 2 p.m. The Moving Wall Vietnam Veterans Memorial is also on display in the Brewster School football field. Shops are slashing prices on their... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Residents visit wall in Sycamore to remember the fallen, healof Maple Park (top hand) helps Sandra Davis find a name for Eatterson Byrd of S
Daily Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
of Maple Park (top hand) helps Sandra Davis find a name for Eatterson Byrd of Sycamore on the Wall That Heals traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Sycamore Community Park on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Sycamore. Byrd is one of 19 DeKalb... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
WWI memorial plan draws critics in D.C.upbeat in the face of withering criticism, Weishaar said he remembers what he w
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
upbeat in the face of withering criticism, Weishaar said he remembers what he was told by Maya Lin, the designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. "Her advice was, 'Try to smile every day. Have fun with it,'" he said. "It would be a hard... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Calendarp.m. Library, Main Street. Open to adult ESL students. For more information and
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 14 days ago
p.m. Library, Main Street. Open to adult ESL students. For more information and RSVP, call 860-355-1191. Dedication of new Vietnam Veterans Memorial: July 15, 10 a.m. Village Green. Screening of movie: July 15. For kids, 12:30-1:30 p.m. For adults... Read more
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Sun Star
DC via Virginiamuster the heart to find fault. Instead, a quick climb onto the memorial’s bron
Sun Star / Posted 15 days ago
muster the heart to find fault. Instead, a quick climb onto the memorial’s bronze lap becomes a compelling must. At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Crowds pay their respects. Picturesque against the Washington Monument, it is bigger than an... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
A Face for Every Name: Vietnam veterans memorial exhibit comes to RhinelanderWilhelm S. Hurkmans Jr., Rhinelander 1947-1968; Richard A. Roesler, Rhinelander
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Wilhelm S. Hurkmans Jr., Rhinelander 1947-1968; Richard A. Roesler, Rhinelander 1946-1968; Donald D. Watson, Tripoli, 1939-1965 are feaured in the exhibit.7/8/2017 7:29:00 AMA Face for Every Name: Vietnam veterans memorial exhibit comes to Rhinelan... Read more
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The Columbian
Heroes provide comfortswim oceans or save lives — they sometimes bring joy and comfort to someone who
The Columbian / Posted 20 days ago
swim oceans or save lives — they sometimes bring joy and comfort to someone who is experiencing loss and sorrow. When the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was dedicated last October, I could not attend because of health problems. I also missed the... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Calendar4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 21 days ago
4:30-7 p.m. Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road. $14/adult. $12/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4. Dedication of new Vietnam Veterans Memorial: July 15, 10 a.m. Village Green. Book discussion group for science fiction readers: July 17.... Read more
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Business Wire
Patriotic Productions Invites America to Support “Remembering Our FallenTM” Tribute Content Prior to National War Memorial Unveiling September 7 in Washington, D.C.Productions, the memorial is a “Gift to the Nation” and is being developed to t
Business Wire / Posted 21 days ago
Productions, the memorial is a “Gift to the Nation” and is being developed to travel in a manner similar to the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica. “The ‘Remembering Our Fallen’ memorial is being created to travel, stopping in cities and... Read more
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The Star
Bird recognized in nation’s capitolwas chosen from work submitted by schools throughout the district. The piece,
The Star / Posted 22 days ago
was chosen from work submitted by schools throughout the district. The piece, which features a reflection of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in the artist’s eye, will now hang in the Capitol Building. Bird’s selection is the second for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Watch a North Carolina police officer take the plunge on a slip-and-slideas writers during a three-week Summer Writing Institute. Kara Deadmon describe
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
as writers during a three-week Summer Writing Institute. Kara Deadmon describes some of the objects left at the N.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol in downtown Raleigh. More than $600,000 in cash disappeared from the Wake... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Walls For The Deadthere are other kinds of walls, such as those that memorialize the dead. For in
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
there are other kinds of walls, such as those that memorialize the dead. For instance, in Washington, D.C., there is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall. This wall (actually two walls that meet at a 90-degree angle) is roughly 494 feet long and is... Read more
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NJ.com
West Orange remembers its fallen sons of Vietnam with traveling memorial wall | Carterits fallen sons of Vietnam Joseph Boland travels at least once a year to Washi
NJ.com / Posted 24 days ago
its fallen sons of Vietnam Joseph Boland travels at least once a year to Washington, D.C to see his brother's name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall. This year the wall - a traveling replica - came to him. It has been in West Orange, on the... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Vietnam veterans honored with new signs on Idaho memorial highwaysaid. The four original signs were placed in 2014 after legislation passed in
KIVI Boise / Posted 24 days ago
said. The four original signs were placed in 2014 after legislation passed in the Statehouse officially named I-84 the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway, but those signs were considered by some to bee too small to represent the great service of... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
State veterans agency takes over management of memorialANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) - Management of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in northern
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 24 days ago
ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) - Management of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in northern New Mexico is being transferred from the State Parks Division to the state Department of Veterans Services. Officials are gathering at the memorial near Angel Fire on... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
State veterans agency takes over management of memorialANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) - Management of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in northern
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 24 days ago
ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) - Management of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in northern New Mexico is being transferred from the State Parks Division to the state Department of Veterans Services. Officials are gathering at the memorial near Angel Fire on... Read more
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The News & Observer
The chemistry of fireworksas writers during a three-week Summer Writing Institute. Kara Deadmon describe
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
as writers during a three-week Summer Writing Institute. Kara Deadmon describes some of the objects left at the N.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol in downtown Raleigh. More than $600,000 in cash disappeared from the Wake... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
State veterans agency takes over management of memorialANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) - Management of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in northern
KTXS Abilene / Posted 25 days ago
ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) - Management of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in northern New Mexico is being transferred from the State Parks Division to the state Department of Veterans Services. Officials are gathering at the memorial near Angel Fire on... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Local veterans take honor flight to Washington D.C.WASHINGTON, D.C. - A local Vietnam Veteran in hospice care was able to visit th
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A local Vietnam Veteran in hospice care was able to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Saturday. Gary Adams was part of the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight. The organization seeks out veterans and provides them a... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Local veterans take honor flight to Washington D.C.WASHINGTON, D.C. - A local Vietnam Veteran in hospice care was able to visit th
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 25 days ago
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A local Vietnam Veteran in hospice care was able to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Saturday. Gary Adams was part of the Greater St. Louis Honor Flight. The organization seeks out veterans and provides them a... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Touring Replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visits StocktonSTOCKTON -- A touring replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has come to Stoc
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 27 days ago
STOCKTON -- A touring replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has come to Stockton. Open 24 hours a day through Monday, the "Vietnam Moving Wall," which is half the size of the original, is free to visit. Fifty-two of the names present on the wall... Read more
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The News & Observer
Heartfelt, personal tributes to Vietnam veterans are not discarded. Some are now on display.Vietnam War: NC State Capitol keeps objects left at Vietnam Veterans Memorial |
The News & Observer / Posted 27 days ago
Vietnam War: NC State Capitol keeps objects left at Vietnam Veterans Memorial | News & Observer Kara Deadmon describes some of the objects left at the N.C. Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol in downtown Raleigh. Richard... Read more
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WBIR-TV Knoxville
Vietnam veterans traveling memorial to head to Knox CountyThe traveling memorial is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam memorial wall in
WBIR-TV Knoxville / Posted 28 days ago
The traveling memorial is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam memorial wall in Washington D.C and is provided by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. People in East Tennessee will be able to visit the memorial at any time of the day free of... Read more
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Boston Globe
South Boston celebrates reopening of Medal of Honor Parkfollowing a $1.3 million renovation. Renovations to the park, which had been c
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
following a $1.3 million renovation. Renovations to the park, which had been closed since October, include improvements to Vietnam Veterans Memorial plaza, ornamental fencing, a water-play area, site furnishings, lawn improvements, and... Read more
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Sedalia Democrat
The Wall That Heals travels to University of Central MissouriThursday through Sunday on the lawn of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library. A sem
Sedalia Democrat / Posted 29 days ago
Thursday through Sunday on the lawn of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library. A semi-truck carrying The Wall That Heals, a Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica, is escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders, of Kansas City, and area law enforcement... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Vietnam veterans memorial replica and mobile education center makes its way to Mo.LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington t
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 29 days ago
LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. -- A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington traveled thousands of miles and arrived in the metro Wednesday. The "Wall that Heals" includes the names of more than 58,000 service members who died or remain missing... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Traffic snarled near Sacramento International Airport after big rig flipsappeared to be shaken up, according to a California Highway Patrol traffic inci
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
appeared to be shaken up, according to a California Highway Patrol traffic incident website. Traffic was backed up to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Bridge. Meanwhile, vehicles were being diverted off southbound I-5 at the Airport Boulevard exit.... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Do your kids know about the Vietnam War? Group looks to educate and honordon’t know why we were there, or that so many people suffered. That 58,307 name
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 30 days ago
don’t know why we were there, or that so many people suffered. That 58,307 names are on that black granite wall (at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.)." Many of the war's old wounds still have not healed. Francisco Ivarra, the... Read more
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Valley Free Press
Motorcycle riders to escort Moving Wall through Kendall CountyMoving Wall to Prairie Point Park in Oswego. The Moving Wall is a half-size re
Valley Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
Moving Wall to Prairie Point Park in Oswego. The Moving Wall is a half-size replica (approximately 250 feet long) of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The 58,282 names listed on the memorial represent the sacrifices of a... Read more
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