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  1. Searching for Soldiers: Vietnam veterans sought in Henry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Defense; --In memory of: Parents, spouse, siblings and children of a veteran who is listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.; --Deceased Vietnam veteran's surviving spouse: for the surviving spouse at the time of death of a ...

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  2. Officials seek family of downed Vietnam pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... evidence that Harvey has earned a place on the Okaloosa memorial. His name is inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., and a plaque honoring his sacrifice is part of a memorial wall at Choctaw. The Okaloosa memorial's board ...

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  3. Was Vietnam winnable? A new book suggests yes and offers advice for the war in Afghanistan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | The Washington Post

    Maya Lin revisits the wall she designed before ceremonies to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial last year in Washington. Max Boot, a highly regarded military historian and foreign-policy analyst who is also a fierce critic of President Trump, is out with a new book: " The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam ."

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  4. Volunteers are needed to put up and tear down the wall and to serve as docents and security guards.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    San Dimas H.E.R.O.E.S. is seeking volunteers to serve as docents, security guards and builders of a replica Vietnam Veterans Memorial coming to San Dimas in March . The HEROES Organization is holding an information meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at the San Dimas Sheriff's Station, 270 S. Walnut Ave., for those interested in donating their time when the wall is in town.

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  5. The Wall That Heals coming to PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | The Countywide

    The Wall That Heals, a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial - along with a mobile education center - will be in Portland March 1-4 at the Portland Community Center, located at 2000 Billy G. Webb Drive. The exhibit will be open 24 hours per day, and is free to the public.

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  6. Vietnam forged their friendship - their story is taking them to the Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 6 | Chicago Tribune

    ... got to know each other's wives and kids. With other men from their unit, they have traveled to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C. Their reunions grow smaller as their comrades pass on. Through it all, they've stuck with the ...

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  7. Vietnam Veterans Memorial replica to be erected in San DimasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. will be temporarily erected in San Dimas this March. The replica, called the Wall That Heals, will be installed from March 22 to March 25 at Lone Hill Middle School, 700 S. Lone Hill Ave., along with a mobile education center.

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  8. Veterans group wants photos of soldiers killed in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 2 | WIZM-AM La Crosse

    Volunteers are coordinating a statewide effort to track down photos of Illinois natives killed during the Vietnam War as part of a national project by a veterans group. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund started the "Wall of Faces" project about a decade ago to find photos for the more than 58,300 names listed on the monument in Washington, D.C. The group is working to create a digital database of the photos, the Daily Herald reported .

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  9. Putting faces to the names of soldiers: Photos sought of Illinois GIs killed in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | The Daily Gazette

    ... natives killed during the Vietnam War as part of a national project by a veterans group. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund started the "Wall of Faces" project about a decade ago to find photos for the more than 58,300 names listed on the monument ...

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  10. Group working to find pictures of Illinois veteransRead the original story

    Monday Jan 1 | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Volunteers are coordinating a statewide effort to track down photos of Illinois natives killed during the Vietnam War as part of a national project by a veterans group. The Daily Herald reports that the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund started the " Wall of Faces " project about a decade ago to find photos for the more than 58,300 names listed on the monument in Washington, D.C. The group is working to create a digital database of the photos.

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  11. D.C. Circulator will get new buses and routes, part of plan to improve serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 1 | The Washington Post

    ... Washington's key destinations, including the Smithsonian museums, the Washington Monument and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. But it has also failed to meet ridership projections. Ridership, however, has declined in all routes, following a trend in ...

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  12. Vietnam Veterans Memorial display coming to McHenry CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | Northwest Herald

    JOHNSBURG - McHenry County residents will have a chance to see "The Wall That Heals" portable Vietnam Veterans Memorial in May. "The Wall That Heals" is a half-scale mobile replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The 250-foot-long wall honors the more than three million Americans who served in the military during the Vietnam War and features the names of more than 58,000 people who died in Vietnam. A mobile education center also is featured in the exhibit.

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  13. Group wants photos of every service member killed in Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Daily Herald

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is gathering photos of fallen service members for an exhibit in a proposed $130 million education center near the monument in Washington, D.C. There are more than 300 photos of Illinois natives still needed for the "Wall of Faces" project. Look at a picture of Army Lt.

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  14. 'Too many people out there spend Christmas alone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 25 | The York Daily Record

    ... Township, a Vietnam veteran who served in the U.S. Army, holds a medal that he received at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Frey didn't have family to Christmas Day with and said he really appreciated that Local Feed the Vets York ...

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  15. Salem County Veterans Corner: New laws to aid veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | NJ.com

    ... have also worked to ensure the upcoming budget includes a $250,000 appropriation for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Holmdel. The Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 which was passed and signed into law late last year also has ...

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  16. The 17 best kids' books about design and citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | Curbed

    ... this thoughtful picture book tells the story of Maya Lin, the American artist who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The book is an experiment in minimalism-mimicking Lin's style-with lyrical text, a light color palette, and a softness that ...

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  17. Help yourself by helping others: Make a commitment to volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | Daily Times

    ... events for ALA members and non-members in the area. Their local activities range from cleaning the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall to holding a holiday drive for donations for inpatient veterans to send gifts to their family members. In 2016, ALA ...

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  18. News 5 hour ago 8:32 p.m.Hundreds of wreaths placed on Washington D.C. veteran memorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | KCEN

    ... military. There were many tears shed by those in the group throughout the day, particularly at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall. A number of surviving Vietnam veterans were handed wreaths to place in honor of those who never made it home. "I want ...

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  19. Editorial: Back vets' causes year - roundRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | Franklin News-Post

    ... possible in 2018 with an extraordinary display to honor those who served: the local arrival of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial "Moving Wall," a traveling tribute to the Americans of the armed services who fought in Southeast Asia during the long clash ...

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  20. Outside Charleston, three acres of Vietnam lives in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | Philly.com

    ... included in Patriots Point's admission price. Many cities and states have Vietnam memorials; the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington has spawned permanent and touring Wall replicas. But the walk-through Vietnam Experience - portraying a ...

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