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This was probably the best shot of my short D.C. stay. I wonder if the person reflected in the stone was a Vietnam vet, like my dad, who has visited this wall many times.
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U.S. Special Ops Are Soldiers Committing Suicide in Record Numbers
U.S. military veterans set up 1,892 American flags on the National Mall March 27, 2014 in Washington, DC.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Obama taps woman who denied access to war vets from memorial for ObamaCare
It seems that the woman who denied war vets access to their Memorial is the same one who will get to deny them their health care.
Big guns brought out to mark 1814 'Burning of Washington'
Two hundred years ago this summer, British soldiers overwhelmed American battalions, took the nation's capital and burned the White House.
Flowers a work of art for Easter in DCs National Gallery
That’s when the dark-pillared rotunda is decorated with live flowers, trees and ferns, most from its own greenhouses.
This Visual Feast, This Triumph
I spent Tuesday 4-8-14, and the evening of Monday 4-14-14, helping out on a friend's CSA farm near Baltimore, Maryland.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
National Mall And Memorial Parks
Washington Monument to Reopen May 12
The National Park Service announced that the remaining scaffolding surrounding the Washington Monument will begin to come down this week in preparation for the Monument's re-opening on May 12 after a 32-month closure due to damage from an earthquake.
Food Vendors Blamed for Overflowing Trash at National Mall
Tourists who flocked to the National Mall to see the famous cherry blossoms also got an eyeful of trash.
Remarks to the 2014 SAIS Pride Conference
Remarks Richard E. Hoagland Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies Washington, DC April 16, 2014 ________________________________________ Good afternoon.
Eisenhower Memorial update
The National Capitol Planning Commision recently rejected the proposed design by starchitect Frank Gehry for the Eisenhower Memorial to be built on the National Mall.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
T-rex skeleton to go on display in DC museum
Tuesday, the Natural History Museum is receiving a new exhibit which will be the center piece of its new fossil hall.
Residents Put World's Youth on a Brighter Path
WASHINGTON, D.C. Peace Corps volunteers around the world are helping young people in their local communities develop career skills, build confidence, and become active citizens.
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T. rex gets new home in Smithsonian dinosaur hall
A Tyrannosaurus rex is joining the dinosaur fossil collection on the National Mall on Tuesday after a 3,000-mile journey from Montana.
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Tea Party has place in psyche of nation
Almost five years ago, John Tweedell stood inside the National Mall and looked out at a sea of fellow citizens marching on Washington, D.C., to protest the federal government.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Voice of America
Mass Pillow Fight Turns Washington into Urban Playground
Hundreds of people gathered in more than 100 cities around the world this month to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day.
War goes on for mentally injured vets
Colleen Ryan and Jeff Hensley, Navy veterans of the Iraq war, comfort each other on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The only reason he is alive, says Mike Yurchison , is his girlfriend, Leigh Anna Landsberger .
Why Are So Many Older Veterans Committing Suicide?
Army veteran Julio Bernal works with others from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America to place 1,892 flags representing veteran and service members who have died by suicide to date in 2014 on the National Mall in Washington.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
National Parks Traveler
Trust For National Mall Honored For Its World War 2 App
The app was awarded the Silver AddyA by the DC Ad Club, a chapter of the American Advertising Federation .
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Man stabbed blocks from DC parade route
Police say a man was stabbed near the National Mall a few blocks from the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade route.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
A Monument To Rape Survivors Could Be Coming To A City Near You
Last month, a group of sexual assault prevention activists erected a makeshift monument to rape survivors on the National Mall, blanketing the nation's capital with quilts displaying stories of sexual assault and abuse.