Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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Chicago Tribune
An offering of quiet thanks to a brave strangertwo sites of great personal importance. The first is my father’s grave at Arlin
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 hours ago
two sites of great personal importance. The first is my father’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery. The other is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where I dutifully seek out the engraved name of Carl Thorne-Thomsen to offer quiet thanks. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
National Mall crunched for terror war memorial spacewere made for two projects already underway: the Martin Luther King Jr. Memoria
The Washington Times / Posted 11 hours ago
were made for two projects already underway: the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, which was completed in 2011, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Visitors Center, which is awaiting construction. Despite concerns that the elegant Mall area will... Read more
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MLive.com
2017 River of Time Living History Encampment: Schedule of eventsEducational Programs for Visiting Schools South Veteran's Park 7 p.m. POW/MIA
MLive.com / Posted 17 hours ago
Educational Programs for Visiting Schools South Veteran's Park 7 p.m. POW/MIA Ceremony, camp marches to the helicopter at Vietnam Veterans Memorial 8-9:30 p.m. Reenactor Potluck Reception, Community Center SATURDAY, SEPT. 23 9 a.m. Camps and... Read more
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The Manila Times
(Martial law) history is the propaganda of the victorsBayani, which supposedly is where the heroes of the anti-Marcos struggle are co
The Manila Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Bayani, which supposedly is where the heroes of the anti-Marcos struggle are commemorated in a monument mimicking the US Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Commission on Human Rights chairman Chito Gascon wants it to be converted into a P500 million... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
We were all in Vietnamand women who served there, the war itself remains a source of national embarra
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
and women who served there, the war itself remains a source of national embarrassment and even shame. Any visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., cannot help but notice the array of items left at the foot of the monument. On... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Vietnam Veterans of America remember prisoners of war, those missing in actionIslanders listened to somber speeches and bowed their heads in silence at the a
Staten Island Advance / Posted 2 days ago
Islanders listened to somber speeches and bowed their heads in silence at the annual POW/MIA recognition ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on Sunday. The ceremony honors all the prisoners of war and those missing in action at the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' is required viewing - all 18 hours of itCrocker Jr., in 1966, up to the moment in the final episode when his kid sister
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
Crocker Jr., in 1966, up to the moment in the final episode when his kid sister, Carol, first visited Maya Lin's effective Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington; or in the story of Viet Cong soldier Nguyen Thanh Tung, who lost all eight of her... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Ken Burns' 'Vietnam War' is required viewing - all 18 hours of itCrocker Jr., in 1966, up to the moment in the final episode when his kid sister
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 3 days ago
Crocker Jr., in 1966, up to the moment in the final episode when his kid sister, Carol, first visited Maya Lin's effective Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington; or in the story of Viet Cong soldier Nguyen Thanh Tung, who lost all eight of her... Read more
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Daily Press
Vietnam Revisited: Display opens to publicto the website themovingwall.org. Its mirrored surface resembles the polished b
Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
to the website themovingwall.org. Its mirrored surface resembles the polished black granite used to build the full Vietnam Veterans Memorial that displays more than 58,000 names. While the names on the wall represent lives forever lost,... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Hundreds attend 5th annual ceremony honoring POWs and MIAsstill missing in action. The Camerons attended their first POW/MIA Recognition
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
still missing in action. The Camerons attended their first POW/MIA Recognition Day Ceremony held Friday evening at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Lejeune Memorial Gardens where Capers was the event’s guest speaker. Capers spoke of his 10-man,... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘The Vietnam War’ is Ken Burns’s most ambitious — and darkest — series yetat its frequent best. The philosopher Arthur C. Danto, a World War II veteran,
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
at its frequent best. The philosopher Arthur C. Danto, a World War II veteran, once wrote of the experience of visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, “Be prepared to weep.” Those words also apply to the experience of watching these 18 hours. That... Read more
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Philly.com
Vietnam veteran steeled himself to watch Ken Burns' new documentary on the warThe Vietnam War: An Intimate History, the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary pre
Philly.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Vietnam War: An Intimate History, the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick documentary premiering on Sunday on PBS. Because the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund was one of the sponsors of a panel discussion hosted by WHYY Tuesday, I was permitted to watch... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Goodbye Cassini: Saturn spacecraft gets funny opera send-offtaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
9-old saved after jumping from three-story apartment during firetaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Middle TN first responders perform water rescues in Floridataking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Belmont students' SUV hit in drive-by shooting; no injuries reportedtaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Engine problems caused copter crash that killed Troy Gentrytaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Engine problems caused copter crash that killed Troy Gentrytaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
1 dead, 4 shot in Washington state school shootingtaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
New Miss America is North Dakota's first winner of pageanttaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Former Amarillo teacher receiving a 2017 Heroes for Children awardIrma. Remains of missing Vietnam-era soldier identifiedRemains of missing Viet
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
Irma. Remains of missing Vietnam-era soldier identifiedRemains of missing Vietnam-era soldier identified (Source Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund) A northeast Oklahoma soldier's remains have been identified more than 50 years after the... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Gov. Haslam proclaims September as Suicide Prevention Month in TNtaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Larry King says he was operated on for lung cancertaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
1 dead, several reported injured in Washington school shootingtaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Clinton's book publisher questions reviews from Amazon userstaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Robot conducts tenor Bocelli, orchestra in Pisataking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
'Hello, world:' Meet Serena Williams' baby girltaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Online registration open for MDHA Section 8 HCV waiting listtaking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Medical examiner: Death of 12-old girl was 'brutal murder'taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight t
WSMV Nashville / Posted 6 days ago
taking Honor Flight to nation's capitalMiddle TN veterans taking Honor Flight to nation's capital The veterans visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. (WSMV) The Honor Flight program in Middle Tennessee has flown more than 500 veterans to our... Read more
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ABC News
Trump losing control over the forces that elected himTrump entered national politics. With the film debuting on PBS this week, Burns
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
Trump entered national politics. With the film debuting on PBS this week, Burns said in an interview with ABC News at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that he sees parallels in the present day that make the past worth revisiting.... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Mayor David Gronbach: ‘I have more to give and I hope that you will let me’spending in town hall, Young’s Field River Walk, the art gallery at the railroa
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
spending in town hall, Young’s Field River Walk, the art gallery at the railroad station, Lynn Deming expansion, the Vietnam veterans memorial, Century Brass demolition, and the Pettibone Community Center. However, it is just as important to... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Vietnam memorial in Lompoc vandalizedLOMPOC, Calif. - The Lompoc Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial is tucked towards
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 7 days ago
LOMPOC, Calif. - The Lompoc Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial is tucked towards the back of River Park. It's a place people say they come to pay their respects to people who fought in the war. However, now, the damage caused could cost thousands of... Read more
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Daily Press
Vietnam remembered: Moving Wall coming to Newport NewsThe Moving Wall, a traveling, half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memoria
Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
The Moving Wall, a traveling, half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, will be in Newport News Thursday through Sunday as part of “Vietnam Revisited 2017,” marking the 50th anniversary of the war in Southeast Asia. The commemoration takes... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Flags that were flown over Vietnam Memorial in D.C. en route to PerryvilleRoy Blunt took part in a send-off ceremony in Washington, D.C. for an American
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 7 days ago
Roy Blunt took part in a send-off ceremony in Washington, D.C. for an American flag and POW/MIA flag that flew over the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. That ceremony took place on Tuesday, Sept. 12. The flags are being transported to Missouri's... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Vietnam veterans bond for life -- and in deathbrother sitting right next to me." Just last week, Lindsay was in Washington,
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
brother sitting right next to me." Just last week, Lindsay was in Washington, and he traced the name of his brother on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. "You touch the name and it all comes back to you real heavy. It's very emotional and it hits... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Vietnam veterans bond for life — and in deathbrother sitting right next to me.” Just last week, Lindsay was in Washington,
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
brother sitting right next to me.” Just last week, Lindsay was in Washington, and he traced the name of his brother on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. “You touch the name and it all comes back to you real heavy. It’s very emotional and it hits... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
American Legion Riders leave to escort flags back to Missourithe engines of motorcycles and the brothers in arms were men embracing one anot
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
the engines of motorcycles and the brothers in arms were men embracing one another as they prepared for a journey to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and then back to The Wall's replica under construction in... Read more
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The Morning Call
James Reston Jr.: Another round in the battle over Vietnamveterans themselves. They see themselves reflected, against the roll of the de
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
veterans themselves. They see themselves reflected, against the roll of the dead, on the black granite walls of Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, or in the faces of Frederick Hart's evocative sculpture of three soldiers... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Crisp: Dismantle the Confederate monuments — just not this oneof honoring the courage, determination and loyalty of our soldiers, even if the
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 14 days ago
of honoring the courage, determination and loyalty of our soldiers, even if they were fighting for a bad cause. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a good example. We don’t commemorate Presidents Johnson and Nixon or Secretary McNamara or... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Memorial bricks to be installed at New Mexico veterans siteState officials say more than 400 memorial bricks bearing the names of fallen m
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 16 days ago
State officials say more than 400 memorial bricks bearing the names of fallen military personnel are being installed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire. A special ceremony was to be held Saturday morning at the site in northern New... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Memorial bricks to be installed at New Mexico veterans siteState officials say more than 400 memorial bricks bearing the names of fallen m
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 16 days ago
State officials say more than 400 memorial bricks bearing the names of fallen military personnel are being installed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire. A special ceremony was to be held Saturday morning at the site in northern New... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Group honors Vietnam veterans with ‘virtual wall’heavily exposed. And that was something that he had to prove that to the VA, as
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 18 days ago
heavily exposed. And that was something that he had to prove that to the VA, as well,” says Kevin. A new group called “The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund” has, for the last 18 years, been putting veterans like Tedd and Vernon on their virtual wall... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Riding for America’s warriorsequipment and manpower to transport the replica wall. Other members of the Truc
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
equipment and manpower to transport the replica wall. Other members of the Truckload Carriers Association also assist the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, founders of the full-scale wall and its traveling model. “My husband is so proud to be doing... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Welcoming The Wallwhere it was greeted by groups of cheering citizens who lined Broadway Street.
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
where it was greeted by groups of cheering citizens who lined Broadway Street. The travelling half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is now on display at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds, 903 N. Fairgrounds Rd.,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Tennessee Tourism Round Up: Labor Day Trip Ideasfull of agricultural pride in Middle Tennessee’s beef cattle industry. Savanna
The Chattanoogan / Posted 19 days ago
full of agricultural pride in Middle Tennessee’s beef cattle industry. Savannah – The Moving Wall, the nation’s traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is on display noon CT Sept. 7 through 4 p.m. CT Sept. 11 in the historic district of Savannah on... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Marlene drains the swampacross the way is moving. On either side of Lincoln are the Korean War Veterans
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
across the way is moving. On either side of Lincoln are the Korean War Veterans Memorial and Maya Lin's eternally powerful Vietnam Veterans Memorial . We also visited the National World War II Memorial, and watched a video about its construction at... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Meatpalooza held to raise money for Central Missouri Honor Flightsaid. "Now this is such a wonderful surprise." Bolon served in Vietnam from 19
KOMU Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
said. "Now this is such a wonderful surprise." Bolon served in Vietnam from 1966 - 1968 and said when the veterans saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, a lot of them left baggage at the wall. Vice President and Flight Director of Central Missouri... Read more
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Salon.com
The art of the war memorial: What should a monument to a past conflict do?war memorials have the power to move us, in ways both good and bad. The greate
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
war memorials have the power to move us, in ways both good and bad. The greatest of all war memorials is, of course, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a name that is careful to memorialize those who fought, not the war itself). Designed by Maya Lin,... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Midwest Honor Flight: Mission Oneveterans were swiftly escorted by local police from spot to spot. Bill Borcher
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 25 days ago
veterans were swiftly escorted by local police from spot to spot. Bill Borchers was one of many with a heavy heart at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. The Army vet from Sheldon came here 10 years ago with his family. "They looked at it and I... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Sisters, 18 and 7, reported missing after eclipse festival have been found safeMontezuma, Indiana, was arrested Monday after reportedly spending the night wit
KHQ Spokane / Posted 26 days ago
Montezuma, Indiana, was arrested Monday after reportedly spending the night with the girl at a Missoula homeless shelter. Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica travels to Spokane ValleyVietnam Veterans Memorial replica travels to Spokane... Read more
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