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Op-Ed: Thanking Vietnam Veterans — Unsung, Unseen American Warriors

Aug 15, 2016 05:36 PM
Across the nation, Americans are uniting in community to thank and honor Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and sacrifice. Why, you ask? This initiative is the main focus of the... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam War Commemoration Honors Kettles, Fellow Veterans

Jul 20, 2016 06:42 PM
Washington, DC; July 17, 2016 - A day before retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles was scheduled to go to the White House to receive the Medal of Honor, he and seven of his comrades from his time in... Read More
 
 
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City of Concord Honors Vietnam Veterans

Jun 15, 2015 03:54 PM
Concord, North Carolina; June 15, 2015 - Former POW Quincy Collins addresses the crowd in Concord, North Carolina, as part of a Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration program. Also on stage (from... Read More
 
 
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DoD Announces New Director for Vietnam War Commemoration

May 05, 2015 06:45 PM
Arlington, Virginia; May 5, 2015 - Retired Army Maj. Gen. James T. Jackson started serving as the director for The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Monday. The previous director...​ Read More
 
 
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American Legion Post in Maine Becomes a Commemorative Partner

Mar 04, 2015 02:37 PM
Windham, Maine; March 4, 2015 - American Legion Field Allen Post 148 is one of the newest registered partners of the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration that will be hosting events for... Read More
 
 
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Commemorative Partner Cohosts 2014 Veteran of the Year Award Ceremony

Dec 11, 2014 08:50 PM
Saratoga Springs, New York; November 15, 2014 - On Saturday, Nov. 15, the 2014 Veteran of the Year Award Ceremony was held in the New York State Military Museum. The annual award is co-sponsored... Read More
 
 
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Commemorative Partner Hosts Veterans Day Dinner

Dec 03, 2014 03:41 PM
DeCordova, Texas; November 8, 2014 - Men and women who have served our country from WWII in the 1940’s through today were honored at the Veterans Day dinner and program held at DeCordova Bend... Read More
 
 
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Commemorative Partner Honors 91 Vietnam Veterans

Nov 21, 2014 09:11 PM
New Milford, Connecticut; November 21, 2014 - The Daughters of the American Revolution Roger Sherman Chapter honored 68 Vietnam Veterans during a breakfast before the Veterans Day Ceremony on the... Read More
 
 
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Commemorative Partner Supports Museum Display Ceremony

Nov 18, 2014 08:07 PM
Greenville, Ohio; November 18, 2014 - The Garst Museum in Greenville, Ohio, unveiled the official Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to U.S. Marine Pfc. Douglas E. Dickey of Ansonia, Ohio, in 1967...​ Read More
 
 
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Commemorative Partner Honors Three Widows of Vietnam Veterans

Nov 10, 2014 05:19 PM
Las Vegas, Nevada; November 10, 2014 - The Society of Military Widows of Southern Nevada Chapter #34, an official Commemorative Partner of the Vietnam War Commemoration, honored three widows of... Read More
 
 
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Commemorative Partner Premiers POW/MIA Video That Honors Vietnam War Service Members and Their Families

Nov 07, 2014 04:26 PM
Indian Land, South Carolina; November 7, 2014 - “Not Forgotten” will premiere Tuesday, November 11th on INSP and at Moments.org This Veterans Day, Tuesday, November 11th in partnership with The... Read More
 
 
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Air Force Captain Who Died in Vietnam War Honored

Oct 30, 2014 07:45 PM
Bedford, Virginia; October 30, 2014 - The 8-year-old great-grandson of an Air Force Captain who died in Vietnam was pinned with an insignia from his great-grandfather's uniform Tuesday in a... Read More
 
 
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United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) and Fort Rucker Honor Veterans

Oct 17, 2014 01:52 PM
Fort Rucker, Alabama; October 17, 2014 - The United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence (USAACE) and Fort Rucker, Alabama, announced their participation in the Vietnam War Commemoration... Read More
 
 
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Daughters of the American Revolution Thank Vietnam Veterans

Oct 13, 2014 03:04 PM
Grayson Springs, Kentucky; October 13, 2014 - The Grayson Springs, Kentucky Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) enthusiastically co-partnered an event earlier this summer with...​ Read More
 
 
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American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Memorial Wall Coming to Patriots Point

Sep 12, 2014 06:56 PM
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina; September 12, 2014 - Commemorative Partner Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum will have on display the largest traveling replica of the iconic Vietnam Memorial...​ Read More
 
 
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The U.S. Army Spirit of America

Sep 12, 2014 06:19 PM
Boston, Massachusetts; Albany, New York; Hershey, Pennsylvania; September 12, 2014 - Join the U.S. Army Military District of Washington as we celebrate the return of Spirit of America, the highly... Read More
 
 
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Special Salute for Vietnam Veterans

Aug 08, 2014 05:44 PM
Washington, DC; August 5, 2014 - For seven days each year, the aviation world descends on Oshkosh, Wis., for the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA) AirVenture air show, billed as the World’s...​ Read More
 
 
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DAR Chief Shawano Chapter of Michigan

Aug 05, 2014 08:21 PM
Lewiston, Michigan; August 5, 2014 - The DAR Chief Shawano Chapter of Michigan held a luncheon honoring the veterans of the Vietnam War Era July 12, 2014 in Lewiston, Michigan. A total of 67... Read More
 
 
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CALIBRE Systems Recognized as a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner

Jun 20, 2014 02:59 PM
Alexandria, Virginia; June 19, 2014 - CALIBRE Systems, Inc. (CALIBRE), a management consulting and technology services company, announced its participation in the Vietnam War Commemorative Partners...​ Read More
 
 
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Senator Sherrod Brown Joins U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration as Commemorative Partner

Jun 12, 2014 07:28 PM
Washington, DC; June 12, 2014 - Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was presented with a commemorative flag and certificate by representatives of the U.S. Vietnam War Commemoration for joining... Read More
 
 
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Virginia International Tattoo 2014

Apr 24, 2014 05:50 PM
Norfolk, Virginia; April 24, 2014 - The 2014 Finale illustrates precision at its finest! The Virginia International Tattoo, a Commemorative Partner with The United States of America Vietnam War... Read More
 
 
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Dedication of Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

Mar 21, 2014 03:49 PM
Austin, Texas; March 18, 2014 - Forty-one years to the day after the last American combat troops left Vietnam and nine years after the effort began, the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument will...​ Read More
 
 
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National Infantry Museum Releases Schedule of Events for Vietnam Commemoration

Mar 14, 2014 07:31 PM
Columbus, Georgia; March 14, 2014 - The National Infantry Museum will salute Vietnam veterans March 20-23, as part of the nation’s ongoing 50th anniversary commemoration of the Vietnam War. Read More
 
 
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Iowa OCS Class Members Honor Vietnam Vets

Mar 10, 2014 07:36 PM
Johnston, Iowa; March 10, 2014 - The 59th Officer Candidate School class of the 185th Regimental Training Institute, Iowa Army National Guard, held its annual OCS Regimental Ball March 1, 2014, in... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam Experience Inspires Vet to Create Delivery Company

Mar 04, 2014 03:03 PM
Washington, DC; March 4, 2014 - Fred Smith served two tours in Vietnam with the Marine Corps, earning the Silver Star, Bronze Star and two Purple Heart medals. During his wartime service, Smith... Read More
 
 
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FEDEX’s CEO to Speak at a Special Pentagon Town Hall

Feb 25, 2014 06:29 PM
Washington, DC; February 25, 2014 - Vietnam Veteran, Fred Smith, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Corporation, will be the guest speaker at a special town hall at 11 a.m. on Friday... Read More
 
 
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Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM) Becomes a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner

Feb 19, 2014 04:02 PM
Arlington, Virginia; February 19, 2014 - The Marine Corps Installations Command (MCICOM) recently announced its participation in the Vietnam War Commemorative Program. Congress authorized the... Read More
 
 
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Jeffrey Earnhardt to Drive Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Chevrolet in NASCAR Nationwide Series

Feb 10, 2014 02:29 PM
Daytona Beach, Florida; January 16, 2014 - Beginning this season, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Jeffrey Earnhardt, grandson of racing legend Dale Earnhardt Sr., will bring an important message.. Read More
 
 
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College of the Ozarks Hosts Former POW

Jan 24, 2014 04:51 PM
Point Lookout, Missouri; December 11, 2013 - College of the Ozarks hosted former POW of Vietnam War retired Colonel Lee Ellis for a "teach-in" December 11, 2013, at 7 p.m., in Jones Auditorium. Read More
 
 
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Airman Missing From Vietnam War Identified

Dec 11, 2013 01:51 PM
Washington, DC; December 11, 2013 - The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of three servicemen, missing from the Vietnam War, have been... Read More
 
 
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Free Tickets to Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl

Nov 19, 2013 04:42 PM
Fort Worth, Texas; December 30, 2013 - On behalf of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl and our generous corporate partners we would like to extend the opportunity for U.S. veterans, reservist... Read More
 
 
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Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany Commissary Honors Vietnam War Veterans, Their Families

Nov 15, 2013 08:12 PM
Albany, Georgia; November 7, 2013; To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Defense Commissary Agency became partners of the Vietnam War Veterans Commemorative Partnership Program in...​ Read More
 
 
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Veterans Honored During Ceremony

Nov 15, 2013 07:46 PM
Twentynine Palms, California; November 6, 2013 - The Combat Center’s commissary honored Vietnam veterans during a flag unveiling ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam war Wednesday. Read More
 
 
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MOAA Announces Participation as Vietnam War Commemorative Partner

Nov 15, 2013 06:12 PM
Alexandria, Virginia; November 12, 2013 - Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is proud to announce its partnership in the Vietnam War Commemorative Partners Program organized to help a... Read More
 
 
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College of Southern Maryland Commemorates Vietnam War 50th Anniversary with Yearlong Program

Nov 14, 2013 06:09 PM
La Plata, Maryland; November 6, 2013 - The 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War will be remembered at the College of Southern Maryland this academic year with discussions, readings and special... Read More
 
 
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Dobbins Heights Pays Tribute to Veterans

Nov 14, 2013 05:10 PM
Dobbins Heights, North Carolina; November 14, 2013 - The Rev. Thurman R. Davis, of Dobbins Heights, knows the cost of war and the honor that comes from answering the call of his country. He was... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam Veterans Get Fort Wayne Homecoming

Oct 08, 2013 02:06 PM
Fort Wayne, Indiana; October 6, 2013 - Vietnam War veterans had a homecoming Saturday in Fort Wayne. Parkview Field hosted Vietnam Veterans of America Homecoming for veterans who may not have... Read More
 
 
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INSP Teams with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration to Honor Vietnam Veterans and their Families

Oct 01, 2013 02:38 PM
Indian Land, South Carolina; October 1, 2013 - The family entertainment network INSP expanded its commitment to veterans recently by partnering with The United States of America Vietnam War... Read More
 
 
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Singer, Songwriter Chris Van Cleave receives Certificate of Honor

Sep 27, 2013 10:19 PM
Arlington, Virginia; September 27, 2013 - Singer and songwriter Chris Van Cleave visited the Vietnam War Commemoration and received a Certificate of Honor recognizing the significant sacrifice made...​ Read More
 
 
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Georgia Honors Vietnam Veterans in 50th Anniversary Commemoration Ceremony

Sep 23, 2013 06:37 PM
Atlanta, Georgia; September 23, 2013 - Members of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration program gathered in the state capitol building to accept Gov. Nathan Deal’s proclamation in... Read More
 
 
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Highlighting the Life of a Hispanic-American Vietnam Veteran

Sep 10, 2013 08:29 PM
Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas; September 10, 2013 - Tony Graf, Vietnam War veteran and Hispanic-American, came to Goodfellow Aug. 29 to share his story for Hispanic Heritage month. Hispanic... Read More
 
 
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Georgia, DoD Partner to Honor Vietnam Veterans

Sep 09, 2013 02:44 PM
Atlanta, Georgia; September 6, 2013 - An estimated 254,000 Georgia residents – approximately one-third of the state’s total veteran population – are Vietnam War veterans. As the 50th anniversary of...​ Read More
 
 
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Army Launches 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Vietnam War

Aug 30, 2013 01:31 PM
Washington, DC; August 30, 2013 - The afternoon in the Pentagon auditorium on Aug. 28 was a time for reflection on a war that spanned 10 years and cost the country the lives of more than 58,000... Read More
 
 
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Army G-4 Saluting Our Own

Aug 26, 2013 08:43 PM
Washington, DC; August 26, 2013 - LTG Raymond V. Mason, the Army’s Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4, will host the Pentagon's first event related to the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the... Read More
 
 
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A Tribute to a Warrior, Patriot and Hero to all Airmen

Aug 01, 2013 05:52 PM
Washington, DC; August 1, 2013 - I am the very proud son of an American fighter pilot, one of that treasured group who served in three wars, built an Air Force, and gave it an enduring example of... Read More
 
 
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Colonel Bud Day, Heroic Pilot in Vietnam War, Dies at 88

Jul 29, 2013 02:05 PM
Shalimar, Florida; July 28, 2013 - Col. Bud Day, an Air Force fighter pilot who was shot down in the Vietnam War, imprisoned with John McCain in the notorious “Hanoi Hilton” and defiantly endured... Read More
 
 
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City Pledges to Join Vietnam War Commemoration

Jul 26, 2013 05:48 PM
Lake Havasu City, Arizona; July 25, 2013 - Lake Havasu City has pledged to join the Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program, a nationwide effort launched by the Secretary of Defense to recognize... Read More
 
 
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Once a Marine Always a Marine

Jul 16, 2013 12:36 PM
Cody, Wyoming; July.15, 2013 - The only remaining Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard declared its first honorary member during a buckle ceremony, July 5, in Cody, Wyo. The prestigious ceremony... Read More
 
 
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Exchange Joins in 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative

Jul 09, 2013 08:03 PM
Edwards Air Force Base, California; July 3, 2013 - In recognition of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service's participation in the 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner Program... Read More
 
 
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Amtrak Commits to Hiring More Veterans

Jul 09, 2013 08:00 PM
Washington, DC; June 27, 2013 - Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman announced June 26, 2013, that the railroad is setting a goal of 25% of new-hires to be veterans by 2015. Sen. Joe Manchin... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam Veteran Families Remember the Fallen

Jul 05, 2013 03:37 PM
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; July 4, 2013 - Amid the celebration of our national birthday, it's a reminder that our freedom isn't free. About 100 people gathered in Bethlehem Thursday to honor and... Read More
 
 
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Soldier Killed in Vietnam War Helicopter Crash Buried

Jul 05, 2013 03:28 PM
Arlington, Virginia; July 2, 2013 - A Vietnam War soldier missing since his helicopter was shot down in 1970, was identified and laid to rest Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Dozens of... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam War Veterans Honored in Stacyville at Moving Wall Memorial

Jul 02, 2013 07:55 PM
Stacyville, Maine; June 27, 2013 - A ceremony honoring Vietnam veterans was held in the shadow of the Vietnam Veterans Moving Wall Memorial on Saturday. The “Moving Wall,” which is the half-size... Read More
 
 
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Northern Michigan Soldier Missing from Vietnam War Identified

Jul 02, 2013 05:20 PM
Suttons Bay, Michigan; June 25, 2013 - A Northern Michigan solder missing from the Vietnam War has been accounted for and will be buried with full military honors with two of his crew members, the... Read More
 
 
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Fighter-bombers to be Dedicated to Vietnam War Vets

Jul 02, 2013 05:16 PM
Tallapoosa, Georgia; June 28, 2013 - A pair of recently acquired F-105 fighter bombers at Tallapoosa’s Helton-Howland Veterans Memorial Park will be dedicated to a group of local heroes shot down... Read More
 
 
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Amtrak: 25% of All New Hires will be Vets

Jun 26, 2013 09:14 PM
Washington, DC; June 26, 2013 - Amtrak President and CEO Joe Boardman is announcing today that America’s Railroad® is setting a goal of 25 percent of new hires to be veterans by 2015. Sen. Joe... Read More
 
 
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Army Partners with Vietnam War Commemoration

Jun 24, 2013 02:11 PM
Washington, DC; June 19, 2013 - During a ceremony that marked the newly-formed partnership between the Army and the United States Vietnam War Commemoration, Lt. Gen. Raymond Mason, Army G-4... Read More
 
 
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Preparing for Pittsfield, Massachusetts July 4th Parade

Jun 18, 2013 01:39 PM
Pittsfield, Massachusetts; June 18, 2013 - Members of the Berkshire VVA Chapter 65 together with cadets from the 181st Seabee Battalion of U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps based in Pittsfield helped fill...​ Read More
 
 
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A Twilight Tattoo Commemorating Vietnam Veterans

Jun 13, 2013 02:28 PM
Fort Myer, Virginia; June 13, 2013 - The U.S. Army’s elite dedicated a performance of a time-honored tradition to Vietnam Veterans and their families on Wednesday, June 5, at Fort Myer in support... Read More
 
 
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Host of BronxTalk Gary Axelbank discusses Vietnam War

Jun 12, 2013 06:33 PM
Bronx, New York; June 11, 2013 - BronxTalk on the Vietnam War 50th anniversary. Read More
 
 
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Conference Focuses on Vietnam War Lessons

Jun 12, 2013 04:28 PM
Victoria, Texas; June 11, 2013 - Memories of the Vietnam War never leave Johnny Ray Alvarez. "Whatever happened stays with you," he said. "What we went through - those are things that are always... Read More
 
 
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The AZ-LZ Newslettter

Jun 11, 2013 08:53 PM
Phoenix, Arizona; June 11, 2013 - Col. Reed Young, Commander of Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona, near Yuma sponsored his first 50th Commemoration of the Vietnam War by honoring the three Native... Download Document
 
 
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Princess Cruises Joins USA Vietnam War Commemoration as Partner

Jun 11, 2013 08:50 PM
Santa Clarita, California; May 17, 2013 - In a special ceremony coinciding with Armed Forces Day tomorrow, Princess Cruises was officially recognized as a commemorative partner of the United States...​ Read More
 
 
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Memorial Day 2013 at the Vietnam Memorial Wall

Jun 10, 2013 04:32 PM
Washington, DC; May 27, 2013 - Highlights from the 2013 Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Read More
 
 
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Remembering the POWs of the Vietnam War

May 29, 2013 02:07 PM
Yorba Linda, California; May 29, 2013 - The Nixon Library held its 40th Anniversary POW Reunion and Dinner on May 23 and 24, 2013. Read More
 
 
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LMI Signs on as Commemorative Partner for National Vietnam Anniversary Program

May 28, 2013 08:28 PM
McLean, Virginia; April 8, 2013 - The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration is pleased to announce that the global strategic consulting firm, LMI will help a grateful nation to thank... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam Veterans Day in Wisconsin

Apr 19, 2013 08:07 PM
Madison, Wisconsin; March 29, 2013 - As part of Vietnam Veterans Day in Wisconsin, Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Secretary John A. Scocos along with Governor Scott Walker today... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam POWs Honored at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam

Apr 12, 2013 04:59 PM
Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii; April 7, 2013 - Using tap code to communicate with other prisoners in the camp, retired U.S. Navy Capt. Jerry Coffee, tapped out messages each night for... Read More
 
 
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Honoring Hero’s Family Four Decades Later

Apr 01, 2013 04:56 PM
Huntsville, Alabama; March 27, 2013 - The memories of more than 40 years ago are a bit blurry. But for Teresa Schmitt and her five brothers and sisters, the name of their father on Huntsville’s... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam Plus 50

Apr 01, 2013 02:56 PM
Hanoi, Vietnam; December 27, 2012 - It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of... Read More
 
 
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Hagel Commemorates Vietnam Veterans Day

Apr 01, 2013 02:22 PM
Washington, DC; March 29, 2013 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who’d served in Vietnam as an Army noncommissioned officer, today issued a statement commemorating Vietnam Veterans Day. Read More
 
 
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Two Air Force Nurses Heroes of 'Operation Babylift'

Mar 13, 2013 08:01 PM
Fort Meade, Maryland; March 12, 2013 - No matter how far women were kept away from combat roles, they were never far from harm and the opportunity to rise above and beyond the call of duty. Read More
 
 
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Senator Richard Burr Introduces “Vietnam Veterans Day” Resolution

Mar 04, 2013 06:58 PM
Washington, DC; February 28, 2013 - Today, Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, introduced a resolution to honor veterans who served in... Read More
 
 
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Chuck Hagel Takes Office as 24th Defense Secretary

Feb 27, 2013 06:02 PM
Washington, DC; February 12, 2013 - Just before his private swearing-in ceremony as the 24th secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel and his wife, Lilibet, arrived at the Pentagon this morning and were... Read More
 
 
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Operation Homecoming for Vietnam POWs Marks 40 Years

Feb 12, 2013 08:53 PM
Washington, DC; February 12, 2013 - Forty years ago today, a C-141A Starlifter transport jet with a distinctive red cross on its tail lifted off from Hanoi, North Vietnam, and the first flight of... Read More
 
 
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National Guard Celebrates 376th Birthday

Dec 13, 2012 03:41 PM
Arlington, Virginia; December 12, 2012 - The Massachusetts Bay Colony was founded in 1630. More than 5,000 men, women, and children made the two-month voyage to the New World. In doing so, their... Read More
 
 
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Family Keeps Legacy of Medal of Honor Recipient Lance Sijan Alive

Dec 12, 2012 09:49 PM
Forty five years ago, Nov. 7, 1967, a young U.S. Air Force pilot Capt. Lance Sijan, met what would ultimately be his final journey as his plane went down over Vietnam. Without food or water he... Read More
 
 
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Wreaths Across America Joins Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Dec 06, 2012 09:22 PM
Washington, DC; December 6, 2012 - The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration is pleased to announce that Wreaths Across America will become a Commemorative Partner and help a grateful... Read More
 
 
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Silver Star Awarded After 44 years

Dec 06, 2012 03:54 PM
Tampa Florida; November 1, 2012 - On the ink-black night of June 13, 1968, the highlands around Dak Pek in western Vietnam erupted in artillery and rocket fire. The U.S. Army Special Forces camp... Read More
 
 
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Reflections of Vietnam

Dec 06, 2012 02:17 PM
December 4, 2012 - The photos are black and white – images of young men in military fatigues and muddy combat boots staring knowingly into a camera. The edges of the glossy prints are starting to... Read More
 
 
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USS Enterprise, Navy's First Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier, Inactivated

Dec 03, 2012 02:48 PM
Norfolk, Virginia; December 1, 2012 - Nearly 12,000 past and current crew members, family and friends attended the inactivation of aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Dec. 1, 2012, at Naval... Read More
 
 
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Panetta Honors Vets at ‘Wall’ Education Center Groundbreaking

Nov 30, 2012 09:45 PM
Washington, DC; November 28, 2012 - The education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial "Wall" will be a place to join the past to the future, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said at the... Read More
 
 
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Beyond The Memorial, A Vietnam War Education

Nov 27, 2012 10:46 PM
November 26, 2012 - When we were young men during the Vietnam War, our country's debate over the conflict dominated the national conversation, overshadowing the stories of courageous, selfless... Read More
 
 
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Walmart Joins the United States of America Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration

Nov 13, 2012 11:07 PM
Arlington, Virginia; November 08, 2012 - The United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration is pleased to announce that Walmart will help a grateful nation to thank and honor America’s Vietnam... Read More
 
 
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Fort Sam Houston Community Honors Vietnam Veterans during Welcome Home Ceremony

Nov 08, 2012 04:38 PM
Fort Sam Houston, Texas; November 7, 2012 - The Soldiers and civilians of Fort Sam Houston, along with San Antonio community members, came together Nov. 7 to welcome home Vietnam Veterans and... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam War Pavilion at the Honolulu Memorial

Oct 31, 2012 06:41 PM
Honolulu, Hawaii; October 31, 2012 - What: This year’s Veterans Day Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific will include the dedication of a new Vietnam War Pavilion at the... Read More
 
 
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Texas Tech to Assist Department of Defense in Vietnam War Commemoration

Oct 31, 2012 06:32 PM
Lubbock, Texas; October 31, 2012 - When American Veterans returned home from the battlefields of World War II and the Korean War, they receive a hero’s welcome from a grateful nation. The same... Read More
 
 
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Senator Chuck Hagel to Lead Vietnam War Anniversary Advisory Committee

Oct 05, 2012 10:16 PM
The Secretary of Defense has named The Honorable Chuck Hagel to serve as the Chairman of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Advisory Committee. The beginning of the... Read More
 
 
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Pentagon Ceremony Remembers Sacrifices of POWs, MIA Families

Sep 24, 2012 09:07 PM
Washington, DC; September 29, 2012 - At every federal building and post office today, a simple black and white flag flew along with the national colors as a reminder of the sacrifices and valor of... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam Pavilions at the Honolulu Memorial to be Dedicated November 11

Sep 06, 2012 02:05 PM
Arlington, Virginia; September 5, 2012 - To further honor the sacrifice of the 2,504 members of the U.S. armed forces missing in action from the Vietnam War memorialized at the Honolulu Memorial... Read More
 
 
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Military Advisors Reflect on Vietnam War Experiences

Aug 31, 2012 08:47 PM
Washington, DC; August 29, 2012 - Two former military advisors who served with Vietnamese units during the Vietnam War spoke about their experiences in the Pentagon yesterday and shared their... Read More
 
 
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American Legion Distributes Thousands of Presidential Proclamations

Aug 31, 2012 06:44 PM
Indianapolis, Indiana; August 29, 2012 - As part of the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, The American Legion honored veterans of that war today during the organization’s... Read More
 
 
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Vietnam War Veterans Tour of Duty to D.C.

Aug 13, 2012 07:53 PM
Washington, DC; August 13, 2012 - Vietnam War veterans from Pittsfield, Mass. traveled to Washington, DC on a 24 hour "Tour of Duty" trip (leaving midnight on Friday and returning by midnight on... Read More
 
 
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Honolulu Memorial Expands to Honor Vietnam War Battles

Jun 27, 2012 06:35 PM
Honolulu, Hawaii; March 26, 2012 - To honor members of the U.S. armed forces that fought during the Vietnam War, ABMC is building two new pavilions at its Honolulu Memorial, which is located within...​ Read More
 
 
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Talon Makes Final Flight to Cannon

Jun 27, 2012 03:28 PM
Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico; June 25, 2012 - The 27th Special Operations Wing held an aircraft retirement ceremony on the flightline at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M., June 22. Col. Buck Elton... Read More
 
 
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MIA Bracelet Connects Airmen Across Decades

Jun 27, 2012 02:28 PM
Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas; June 12, 2012 - Twenty-two years ago, Air Force Academy cadet Amy Santmyer, now Lt. Col. Amy Young, decided she would wear an MIA bracelet honoring Lt. Col. Charles... Read More
 
 
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American Gold Star Mothers Annual Convention

Jun 26, 2012 08:28 PM
Arlington, Virginia; June 22, 2012 - Lt. Gen. Claude M. "Mick" Kicklighter, Director of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration 50th Anniversary presents a certificate of service to...​ Read More
 
 
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Memorial to Fallen Vietnam War Hero and Dunmore Resident Dedicated

Jun 19, 2012 10:01 PM
Dunmore, Pennsylvania; June 17, 2012 - Forty-six years after Dunmore native 2nd Lt. Carol Ann Drazba died while helping wounded soldiers to good health in Vietnam, her community honored her life... Read More
 
 
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Marines remember fallen from Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan

Jun 13, 2012 01:56 PM
Cleveland, Ohio; June 13, 2012 - A somber crowd gathered in front of the traveling Vietnam War Memorial Wall in Voinovich Park for a wreath-laying ceremony during Marine Week Cleveland June 12, 2012. Read More
 
 
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Past, Present, Future Come Together in Hanoi Meeting

Jun 04, 2012 01:14 PM
Hanoi, Vietnam; June 4, 2012 - The past, present and future came together here today during a meeting between Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta and Vietnamese Defense Minister Gen. Phuong Quang Thanh.​ Read More
 
 
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Obama Praises Vietnam Vets at War's Anniversary

May 29, 2012 02:11 PM
Washington, DC; May 28, 2012 – President Barack Obama today called the treatment Vietnam War veterans received after they returned home "a national shame" and asked that Americans use the 50th... Read More
 
 
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Presidential Proclamation -- Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2012 09:10 PM
As we observe the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, we reflect with solemn reverence upon the valor of a generation that served with honor. We pay tribute to the more than 3 million servicemen... Download Document
 
 
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Memorial Day and Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

May 25, 2012 08:06 PM
Washington, DC; May 25, 2012 - This Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who have defended our nation, and mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. On Memorial Day, President Obama and... Read More
 
 
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DoD to Host Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial

May 25, 2012 07:22 PM
Washington, DC; May 25, 2012 - Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will host the President at a ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington..​ Download Document
 
 
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The American Legion Supports DoD Vietnam War Commemoration

May 22, 2012 07:05 PM
WHEREAS, The Vietnam War resulted in a very difficult and tumultuous time for our country and many returning service members did not receive the honorable "welcome home" and respect they richly... Download Document
 
 
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Panetta Praises Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient

May 18, 2012 09:52 PM
Washington, DC; May 17, 2012 - Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta today lauded a war hero whose gallantry earned the Medal of Honor and whose life exemplified the 20th century. Panetta spoke at the...​ Read More
 
 
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10 New Name Additions to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

May 11, 2012 05:36 PM
Washington, DC; May 13, 2012 - The names of ten American servicemen will be engraved on the black granite walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial over the next week, and the status designations will...​ Read More
 
 
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Soldier Missing from Vietnam War Identified

Apr 27, 2012 10:04 PM
Washington, DC; April 27, 2012 - The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Vietnam War, have been... Download Document
 
 
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President Obama to Award Medal of Honor

Apr 18, 2012 02:41 PM
Washington, DC; April 16, 2012 - On May 16, President Barack Obama will award Specialist Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., U.S. Army, the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Specialist Sabo will receive... Read More
 
 
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HISTORY® and VVMF Call for Photos Campaign

Aug 30, 2011 06:15 PM
In early November, HISTORY will premiere Vietnam in HD, a documentary presented in full HD color. Similar in style to HISTORY’s Emmy Award winning WWII in HD, this miniseries will bring never before..​ Read More
 
 
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Faces of Vietnam Veterans to Grace Army NASCAR, NHRA Cars

Aug 22, 2011 05:14 PM
Fort Knox, Kentucky; August 12, 2011 - The U.S. Army, in conjunction with Stewart-Haas Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and Don Schumacher Racing in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series... Read More
 
 
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DoD 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee

Apr 13, 2011 06:38 PM
The 2011 Defense Authorization Bill authorized the establishment of the Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee, (DoD 60th AKWCC). Download Document
 
 
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Texas Tech University Vietnam Center Hosts Triennial Symposium

Apr 11, 2011 04:10 PM
Texas Tech's Vietnam Center and Archive will host the Seventh Triennial Vietnam Symposium March 10-12 at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center. Read More
 
 
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DoD Announces Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Program

Apr 08, 2011 06:28 PM
The Department of Defense announced today its program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. Download Document
 
 
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