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Mom UP! Project – Colorado Parent

Mom UP! Project – Colorado Parent

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

www.coloradoparent.com/events/mom-up-project/ State funding just isn’t enough for Colorado schools anymore. That is why organizers came up with the The Mom UP! Project is a pre-ticketed event that will be held at The Stanley Marketplace. Women and moms will receive a swag bag loaded with fun gifts. The event will also have guest speakers from local businesses, food and fun. Eight dollars from every ticket will be donated back to the school PTA of the attendee’s choice within Denver Public Schools, Aurora Public Schools and the […]

Did Customs Agents Board a Bus in Florida Asking for Proof of Citizenship?

by Arturo Garcia @ Snopes.com

An encounter captured on video in January 2018 depicts a longstanding practice by immigration officials.

Return to Vietnam: Veterans travel back to war zone for first time

Return to Vietnam: Veterans travel back to war zone for first time


FOX31 Denver

HANOI, Vietnam -- With Veteran’s Day approaching, FOX31 Denver’s Jeremy Hubbard traveled 8,000 miles to Vietnam with a group of U.S. veterans who haven’t been back since the war ended. And those veterans were surprised by what they found.With its pristine beaches in Da Nang, bustling cities like Nha Trang and commerce that flows as freely as the waters of the muddy Mekong River, the Vietnam of today isn’t exactly the image of a war-torn country.

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Ryan Hermens @ wcfcourier.com - RSS Results

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

A greeting from Luxembourg…

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

In Luxembourg, during our September 2017 tour, acclaimed historian Roland Gaul will host our group for a reception commemorating the 28th Infantry Division, PA’s National Guard, credited for the liberation of Luxembourg in 1944-45.  Traveling in our group, former 28th ID Commander Major General Wesley “Wes” Craig (2003-05).   Join us for this very special […]

Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip

Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip


Waconia Lions Club

TRIP OVERVIEWThe Waconia Lions Club is planning a memorial trip to Washington DC for Carver County Veterans from the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  The entire trip will be provided to eligible area Veterans at no cost, is set to take place on April 25th of 2018, and includes the following: Transportation between Waconia and the

Save Big with Renewal by Andersen

Save Big with Renewal by Andersen

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

If you know washing your windows won’t make a bit of difference, and they just need to be replaced, then call Renewal By Andersen. They want to explain the different window materials available and how they are engineered. And they’ll even schedule a free in-home window education for you. Ted Kuenz, Project Manager with the local Renewal By Andersen, joined us in studio to talk about what sets his team apart from other window companies. Buy 1 Window or Patio Door, Get Next […]

The US veterans going back to live in Vietnam

The US veterans going back to live in Vietnam


BBC News

More than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam war dozens of ageing former American soldiers have gone back - and have succeeded in finding peace.

There’s a New Sailing Week in Portugal This Summer, and It’s Going to be Huge

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Yep, that’s right, a company just started up that will be doing a yacht week-esque (yet more adventurous) sailing week in Portugal, and it’s going to be massive. I’m not entirely sure why no one has thought of this yet, but The Ocean Week is truly innovative in its idea to bring fun-filled yacht sailing

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Man mistakes neighbor’s house for his own, kills homeowner thinking he was an intruder

Man mistakes neighbor’s house for his own, kills homeowner thinking he was an intruder

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

RAYTOWN, Mo. — A Missouri man was charged with involuntary manslaughter after he allegedly went to his neighbor’s home, thinking it was his own, then choked the homeowner to death. Police believe Michael G. Augustine was drunk at the time he allegedly killed 60-year-old Clifton King, according to WDAF. King died in his front yard Friday night after he came to his door to find Augustine, one of his neighbors, trying to come inside. Neighbors told WDAF that Augustine, who lives […]

One Day in Estonia: Visiting Tallinn Old Town (Photos)

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Tallinn, Estonia is a bit more of an off-the-beaten-track capital to visit in Europe, but if you can spend at least one day in Estonia you must visit Tallinn Old Town. An old Baltic Sea port, Tallinn’s old town stands sentinel over the sea and is complimented by quite a modern ‘new’ town behind it,

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Retirement brings peace for some Vietnam vets, distress for others

Retirement brings peace for some Vietnam vets, distress for others


Daily Southtown

Vietnam vets are asked how they feel today about their tours of duty, coming home and the issues that linger.

Adventure & Sunset Guide to Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

As the wise tale goes, Manly Beach is 7 miles from Sydney and 1000 miles from care. This guide to Manly Beach comes from experience, because I was lucky enough to live in the gorgeous place for about 5 months. During this time I got to know it and its unique charm quite well. Everyone has

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Trump's stop in Vietnam a poignant one for U.S. veterans

Trump's stop in Vietnam a poignant one for U.S. veterans


U.S.

Whether they like President Donald Trump or not, the U.S. veterans who gather at Hoa's Place in Danang show little concern that he avoided the war that marked their lives.

Vietnam War Veterans Memorials

by Diane Gresse @ Honor Flight Network

Photos of the the Vietnam War Veterans Memorials, Washington, D.C. Click photos for enlarged views.

AP Exclusive: 6 new rules to prevent Oscars envelope gaffe

AP Exclusive: 6 new rules to prevent Oscars envelope gaffe

by By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer @ auburnpub.com - RSS Results

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After taking responsibility for the epic best picture flub at the Oscars last year, Tim Ryan of PwC got down to business.

Transformational Music Festivals in South & Central America to Add to Your Bucket List

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Transformational music festivals in South & Central America have not caught on as much as some places in the world, but they are definitely on their way. If you’re new to the term, transformational festivals are music festivals that focus on much more that music – they focus on all possible outlets of creativity, expression,

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French Battlefield Tours

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Adopt a Friend

Adopt a Friend

by Humane Society of Southern Arizona @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Mister (851395) and Salem (851266)- males ID: above Age: 6 year old Qualities: We are very sweet and will need a patient family that will give us plenty of time to adjust to our new home. Once we are comfortable…

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by By STEPHEN LANCE DENEE Associated Press @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A person opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing one and injuring nine others. Police led a suspect away in handcuffs and said there is no reason to suspect anyone else in…

12 Must-See Day Trips from Split, Croatia

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Note: These Day Trips from Split are part of my Tour Guide’s Super-Guide to Croatia. Click to see the rest, and for some preliminary Croatia info that would be useful for this guide! Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the capital of the Dalmatian Coast. It contains one of the busiest harbors in Europe

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Day Turner – gold lettering sets his headstone apart

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

March 25  – National Medal of Honor Day Like the dog tags they wore, the alabaster crosses marking the graves of our military dead are equal, regardless of rank or branch of service.  Only the gold lettering sets apart the headstones of those whose service was deemed “above and beyond the call of duty.” At the American […]

Quilt Show and Raffle / Veterans Annual Raffle

by Jessica Rebout @ The Highground

Best Highlights of Vietnam & Myanmar Tour

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 17-day Best Highlights of Vietnam & Myanmar Tour brings you a chance to explore famous travel attractions of Halong bay, Hanoi, Hoi An, Mekong, Bagan, Inle, Yangon, Mandalay to know more about authentic cultures, traditions and landscapes of each country

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Building a WWI Tank from Scratch

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Get ready for hilarious anger: Lewis Black visits Berkeley

Get ready for hilarious anger: Lewis Black visits Berkeley

by Jim Harrington @ The Mercury News

The popular comedian, known for his appearances on “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," performs in Berkeley. Here's how to get tickets.

Tech Review: VAVA Working To Make Waves In Tech Industry

Tech Review: VAVA Working To Make Waves In Tech Industry

by Kirk Yuhnke @ FOX31 Denver

It’s not easy to break into the tech industry.  Just ask the countless companies that have tried and failed to compete against the likes of Samsung, LG, Apple and others.  With online shopping becoming more popular and retail shelf space becoming less important, new tech companies could have a better chance. VAVA is a company working to do just that.  They are selling a selection of speakers, headphones, dash cams and even kitchen appliances.  I tested out 2 of their […]

We Offer the Best Guides for Every Tour

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our military or veteran tours are very unique and are second to none because we have the best guides in the business. We’re very proud to be able to offer this type of tour of Vietnam. More Fun Travel is

Neil Diamond Says He Has Parkinson’s Disease, Retires from Touring

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer offered his "sincerest apologies" to those who planned to go to his shows and says he plans to still write, record and work on other projects "for a long time to come."

Japanese man killed by falling rocks after volcano erupts at ski resort

Japanese man killed by falling rocks after volcano erupts at ski resort

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

TOKYO — Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano near a famous hot spring resort in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks during a sudden eruption, officials said. One soldier later died. The eruption quickly darkened the ski slope at Mount Kusatsu-Shirane with black ash, as volcanic rocks rained down on gondolas and people skiing down the slopes, sending them desperately seeking shelter at a mountaintop station. The eight soldiers were in a […]

The Real Story of Jane Fonda and the Vietnam Vets Who Hate Her

The Real Story of Jane Fonda and the Vietnam Vets Who Hate Her


Military.com

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Meridian Hill Park

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

Some might know it informally as “Malcolm X Park”, but the official name of this historical landmark is Meridian Hill Park. Since the creation of Washington, D.C. the hill, which sits exactly north of the White House, had been marked by President Jefferson as the line known as the prime meridian—thus, the “White House Meridian”. The hill had been a Continue Reading

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Trump Applies Tariffs to Solar Panels, Washing Machines

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

President Donald Trump has approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers.

Basic Vietnamese Phrases

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Basic Vietnamese phrases, with pronunciation, for activities, food, transportation and the days of the week. Pleasantries English Pronunciation Vietnamese Yes yaa vâng No khong không Maybe cawtey có thể You’re Welcome kohng sao doh không sao đâu No Thank You

Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee

Mary J. Blige thrilled at becoming a double Oscar nominee

by By SANDY COHEN AP Entertainment Writer @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige is still getting used to the idea of being a double Oscar nominee.

Gulf Coast wreck could be last US slave ship

Gulf Coast wreck could be last US slave ship

by The Associated Press @ The Mercury News

The wreck, which is normally covered by water in the lower Mobile-Tensaw Delta, was recently exposed by unusually low tides and located by a reporter for Al.com who covers the environment and conservation on the coast, Ben Raines.

Kokoda 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Tour Washington DC - Washington DC Group Tours

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Tour Washington DC - Washington DC Group Tours


Tour Washington DC - Washington DC Group Tours

You can visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington DC as a Part of any of Our Customized Group Tours. Call Toll-Free 888-796-8763 to Learn More.

Anacostia Community Museum

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) is one of the twenty museums under the Smithsonian Institute. It represents the Anacostia neighborhood in Washington, D.C., of which the majority of the population has been African American since the 1960s. At this time the Smithsonian’s secretary S. Dillon Ripley proposed to create a museum that could reach this demographic and encourage attendance to Continue Reading

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April 29: For Two Jews from Philadelphia – A Personal Holocaust Remembrance Day

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

April 24, 2017 is honored in Israel as Holocaust Remembrance Day…but for two Jewish men in Philadelphia, April 29 is the day that they celebrate a personal Holocaust Remembrance. One, Ernie Gross, born in Europe, the other, Don Greenbaum, in the USA, lived worlds apart until April 29, 1945, when their lives intersected at the […]

18 – Day Vietnam Cambodia Laos Family Holiday

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Vietnam Cambodia Laos Family Holiday For 18 Days covers up almost the best highlights, wonders of 3 countries including Halong bay, Hoi An, Luang Prabang, Angkor Wat and many other famous travel sites...

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1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Ryan Hermens @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

In Memory Program Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington D.C.

by admin @ The Highground

VVMF’s In Memory program honors Vietnam veterans whose lives were cut short as a result of their service in Vietnam, but are not eligible for inscription on The Wall under Department of Defense guidelines. In Memory is a way that Vietnam veterans can be honored on the National Mall.  In Memory program had honored more […]

Emotions spill over as Auburn-area veterans tour war memorials in nation's capital

Emotions spill over as Auburn-area veterans tour war memorials in nation's capital


Auburn Citizen

WASHINGTON D.C. — They'd rode on a bus for hours Friday, some not knowing what to expect. John Morabito and Michael Trapani almost decided not to go on the veterans'

About Us - Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart

About Us - Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart


Back to Vietnam: Tours of the Heart

Introduce Bruce and Elaine in a few words…

Fun Facts about Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Hanoi is the capital city, while the currency is Dong Vietnam has a population of over 85 million We have one of the lowest unemployment rates among all developing countries. Vietnam has a literacy rate of 94%. Potbelly pigs are

AP Exclusive: 6 new rules to prevent Oscars envelope gaffe

AP Exclusive: 6 new rules to prevent Oscars envelope gaffe

by Chris Pizzello @ auburnpub.com - RSS Results

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2017, file photo, Jordan Horowitz, producer of "La La Land," left, shows the envelope revealing "Moonlight" as the true winner of best picture at the Oscars in Los Angeles as presenter Warren Beatty and…

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Ryan Hermens @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

Phyllis Wheatley YWCA

by James Rider @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The YWCA is a global organization that dates back to 1855. It started in London when philanthropist Mary Jane Kinnaird founded the North London Home to help house and support single women migrating into the city. She then merged the Home with the Prayer Union, an organization started by Christian activist Emma Robarts, to create the first YWCA in 1877. Continue Reading

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Veterans angry, disappointed following PBS’ Vietnam War documentary

Veterans angry, disappointed following PBS’ Vietnam War documentary


The Mercury News

South Vietnamese and American veterans are disappointed with Ken Burn’s documentary on the Vietnam War.

UPDATE: Vets take emotional trip to D.C.

UPDATE: Vets take emotional trip to D.C.


Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — The Waterloo West High School Class of 1965 gave a lot —- and paid a dear price — in the Vietnam War. And a large number of members

Cambridge, Princeton, Bletchley Park…acclaimed but condemned

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

During our 2017 May Tour,  Bomber Boys of the Royal Air Force & United States Army Air Force, we visit Bletchley Park, a quiet estate northwest of London, where civilians achieved one of the greatest accomplishments of WWII.  Brilliant cryptologist Alan Turing and his team of mathematicians toiled in prefabricated wooden bungalows behind the estate […]

National D-Day Memorial: Veteran remarked “our stripes didn’t look like that”

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

The National D-Day Memorial sits on a bluff overlooking the town of Bedford, Virginia.  Bedford sustained the highest per capita D-Day losses than any other town in America ….a town of 3,000 lost nineteen “boys” serving with the 116th Regiment of the 29th ID.  Three more were lost within days. “The ultimate D-Day sacrifice.”  Alex Kershaw, […]

MAYA CRUISE HALONG BAY TOUR – 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT

by Ha Nguyen @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG  – LAN HA BAY – HALONG BAY (L/D) 09h00: You will be pick up  from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Got Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30 12h00: Transfer by tender to the MAYA CRUISE. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see […]

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1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Ryan Hermens @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later


Military Times

Thousands of Vietnam vets who returned home unaware that they had been exposed to the same toxic dioxin that was meant to combat their enemies. Now, decades later, Agent Orange is catching up with them.

Charles Sumner School

by James Rider @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Charles Sumner School in Washington, D.C., named after U.S. Senator Charles Sumner, dates back to 1872. It was designed by Adolph Cluss, a German-born architect who was also known for his work on other significant schools and museums in the city. The school was one of the first to accommodate the Black community in the nation—and it was the Continue Reading

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The Vietnam War – McNamara’s Wall and those who designed it.

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

“I gave eight years of my life to the Vietnam War, ” writes Frank Tapparo (center in photo) from his home in Arlington, VA, and he regards the first years of his Vietnam service as “…the most interesting assignment in my professional career—and I’ve had some good ones.” Tapparo is one of the Vietnam Veterans […]

16-Day Myanmar & Vietnam Family Tour

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Myanmar & Vietnam Family Tour For 16 Days takes you to visit best travel attraction of Yangon, Began, Mandalay & Inle cum Hoi An, Halong bay, Mekong Delta, Hanoi... Through this tour, your family takes a chance to experience typical cultures, traditions & lifestyles of its own country

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Agent Orange curse: Vietnam vets can pass birth defects to their kids, new data suggests

Agent Orange curse: Vietnam vets can pass birth defects to their kids, new data suggests


Virginian-Pilot

In the first substantive analysis of data the VA has had for decades, The Virginian-Pilot's partner ProPublica has found that children born to veterans exposed to Agent Orange are a

Where did the “DC” in Washington DC Come From?

by admin @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

Have you ever wondered where the "DC" in Washington DC got there in the first place? So often we say the name that we generally do not give it much thought. Today we know that Washington DC is one of the most-powerful seats of government in the world. Before our United States Government convened in Washington DC, it spent time Continue Reading

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Do E-Cigarettes Help or Harm? Report Says Not Clear Yet

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

A new report wrestles with the potential benefits and harms of the vapor-emitting devices which have been sold in the U.S. for more than a decade.

5-DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE TOUR WITH FLAMINGO CRUISE

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 5-DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE TOUR WITH FLAMINGO CRUISE is a great combination to discover the best highlights of Northern Vietnam with World Wonders, natural landscapes, people

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Outside Lands announces 2018 dates, but who will headline festival?

Outside Lands announces 2018 dates, but who will headline festival?

by Jim Harrington @ The Mercury News

Here's what we know so far about the 2018 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival happening at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

Third Tour in Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Planning My Return to Vietnam In Memory of Jack O’Neil Download the Third Tour Journal (PDF) At approximately 1700 hours 31 January 2015, Jack O’Neil died. Jack was my best friend. We first met on the airstrip at Quan Loi

H&R Block

H&R Block

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

This year’s tax filing deadline is creeping up! Millions of Americans still need to file their tax returns. Maybe you’re one of the millions trying to decide how to file taxes, or among those double and triple checking to make sure you didn’t miss anything, or maybe you’re just plain procrastinating. An expert from H&R Block joined us this morning to offer solutions if your refund is being delayed. Call H&R Block now at 1-800-HR-BLOCK (1-800-472-5625). You can also schedule and learn […]

IN-DEPTH VIETNAM STUDY TOUR FOR 14 DAYS

by Thanh Loan @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 14-day Vietnam Tour For Oversea Students from Hanoi to Saigon via Hoi An gives you a wide knowledge about Vietnam's history, landscapes, people & relics in which you can have chances to explore the splendid beauties of Halong Bay, Hanoi then onward to Central of Vietnam to glance at Hue, Hoi An and the final destination is Saigon with Mekong Delta...

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UA program reunites Vietnam veterans with long-lost dog tags

UA program reunites Vietnam veterans with long-lost dog tags


Arizona Daily Star

UA office makes first matches after inheriting program from now-defunct veterans group

Vietnam Veteran Tour: Make Peace & find closure in Vietnam

Vietnam Veteran Tour: Make Peace & find closure in Vietnam


MQ Site

Vietnam Veteran Tour: MQ journeys offers Veterans a voyage into their past with a luxurious service to a very affordable price, honoring the War Veterans

Test Page

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Veterans

by Diane Gresse @ Honor Flight Network

Photos of Veterans, Washington, D.C. Click photos for enlarged views. 123►

Easter Egg Hunt

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

The Waconia Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt event is held annually on the day before Easter Sunday at Bayview Elementary and Ritchie Wagner Park. Children first participate in the customer parade that is judged by the Easter Bunny.  The top six costumes from the parade receive special prizes, but all children in attendance are presented […]

MAYA CRUISE HALONG BAY TOUR – 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHT

by Ha Nguyen @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Those who choose Maya for a Halong Bay cruise can expect the experience to include more than mere scenery, as impressive as that is in Halong. We provide our clients opportunities to learn about Vietnamese culture while on board, including the popular cooking demonstration where you can make your own spring rolls. Maya passengers can […]

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Germany Battlefield Tours

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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NFL rejects veterans group’s ‘Please Stand’ ad for Super Bowl

NFL rejects veterans group’s ‘Please Stand’ ad for Super Bowl

by Joe Dahlke @ FOX31 Denver

The NFL rejected an ad from a veterans group that wanted to publish in its Super Bowl program. The full page ad from AMVETS would have featured a military honor guard holding an American flag and the text #PleaseStand at the top of the page. After many NFL players chose to kneel in protest during the singing of the National Anthem before football games, the ad called on players to stand. It also solicited donations. The NFL said it rejected the ad because […]

Tourist Hot Spots

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Nowadays, tourist hot spots like the Mekong Delta are very popular types of tours in South Vietnam, similar to tours around Ha Long Bay in the North. That is why the main part of Mekong Delta is touristy. Our guests

FACT CHECK: Did Jane Fonda Betray American POWs in North Vietnam?

FACT CHECK: Did Jane Fonda Betray American POWs in North Vietnam?


Snopes.com

The long-standing claim that Jane Fonda turned smuggled messages from U.S. POWs over to their North Vietnamese captors is false.

AA Civil War Memorial and Museum

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

In 1998, the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation dedicated a memorial to honor the members of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) during the war. These troops span from people of African to Hispanic descent who have played a role in supporting the Union and fighting slavery. A year later, a museum opened on the historic U Street Continue Reading

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Howard Theatre

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Howard Theatre is one of the most notable theaters in Washington, D.C. At the time of its opening in 1910 it was considered to be largest colored one of its kind, as it mostly catered towards African Americans; however, it soon gained the nickname “Theater of the People” because during a time of segregation, the venue provided a place Continue Reading

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Photos of Hanoi

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Take a virtual walk through the streets of Hanoi. Enjoy the sites and color photos of Hanoi as we step back in time with some of our favorite memories. Traveling to Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia? Contact Us! We’re able to

Hawaii’s governor couldn’t correct the false missile alert sooner because he forgot his Twitter password

Hawaii’s governor couldn’t correct the false missile alert sooner because he forgot his Twitter password

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

HONOLULU — When Hawaii pushed out a ballistic missile alert earlier this month, Gov. David Ige knew within two minutes it was a false alarm. But he couldn’t hop on Twitter and tell everybody — because he didn’t know his password. “I have to confess that I don’t know my Twitter account login and passwords,” Ige said Monday after giving his State of the State address. “I will be putting that on my phone.” The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency issued […]

'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominations

'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominations

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This image released by Focus Features shows Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill in a scene from "Darkest Hour." Oldman was nominated for an Oscar for best actor on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air live on ABC…

Honor Flight Pittsburgh | Honoring Veterans of Western Pennsylvania

Honor Flight Pittsburgh | Honoring Veterans of Western Pennsylvania


Honor Flight Pittsburgh | Honoring Veterans of Western Pennsylvania

Honor Flight Pittsburgh ~ Our program is just a small token of our appreciation for those that gave so much.

New Guinea Campaign 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House is a national historic site in Washington, D.C. preserving the memory of one of the most prominent African American women in history. The site is a three-story Victorian townhouse and a two-story carriage house, in which the National Archives for Black Women’s History is housed. Since the years Bethune resided here from 1943 to Continue Reading

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A Tour Guide’s Guide to Split, Croatia: Adventures, Food, + Nightlife

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Note: This guide to Split is part of my Tour Guide’s Super-Guide to Croatia. Click to see the rest, and for some preliminary Croatia info that would be useful for this guide! Split, Croatia is the second largest city in the country and the capital of the Dalmatian Coast. This Guide to Split encompasses everything I have

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Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

Nestled atop a hill, above the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, D.C., is the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. A former home, it is now a museum to honor one of the most notable African American abolitionists, writers, and orators during the 19th century. Frederick Douglass bought the house in 1877 and named it Cedar Hill, where he resided for Continue Reading

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Austin City Limits Festival Review + Guide

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Austin, Texas: as somebody at the festival described to me, it’s a a blueberry amongst a sea of tomato soup. I’m still not entirely positive that this was the best analogy to use, but I’ll go with it – it’s a burst of sweet among a sea of mediocre, a pop of blue in a

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Thank you for your kind words!

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

More Fun Travel and our professional team of tour guides enjoy meeting people, from all over the world, traveling to Vietnam. They bring joy to our hearts and we look forward to meeting them again on another adventure tour with

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Dominico Caporali @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

Police escort a person, second from right, out of the Marshall County High School after shooting there, Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. One person was killed and others were wounded Tuesday morning in a shooting at the rural…

One minute from Omaha Beach

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Many WWII tours visit the American Cemetery of Normandy; we add to the experience, taking you down to Omaha Beach, below the cemetery, where an estimated 2500 men died in a single twenty-four hour period on June 6, 1944, “D-Day.”    Our 2017 WWII Western Front Tour  will have a lengthy stop here.  Randy Ent, […]

Vietnam War Tour - Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

Vietnam War Tour - Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours


Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

This private Vietnam War Tour explores the American involvement in this long and costly battle that lasted from 1954 to 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

Honor Flight: Vietnam veterans get their day in Washington

Honor Flight: Vietnam veterans get their day in Washington


Omaha.com

The veterans arrived on four chartered jets. They boarded buses that took them to the National Mall, where they presented a wreath at the Vietnam memorial. They traced the names

Milne Bay 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Adopt a Friend

Adopt a Friend

by Animal League of Green Valley @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Cato - longhaired orange and white Age: 7 years. Qualities: Given his loving nature and superb good looks, Cato will win your heart in the blink of an eye. He had a wonderful life with his mom who just went…

'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominations

'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominations

by Laurie Sparham @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

In this image released by Focus Features, Vicky Krieps, left, and Daniel Day-Lewis appear in a scene from "Phantom Thread." The film was nominated for an Oscar for best picture on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The 90th Oscars will air…

13-Day Vietnam and Laos Tour In Focus

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 13-day Vietnam and Laos Tour in Focus starting from Saigon via Hoi An, Halong bay till Hanoi then onward to Luang Prabang, Vientiane allows you to visit the most attractive places in each country

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Germany Battlefield Tours

by Daniel @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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What Currency Should I Take?

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

This all depends on where you’re from, but we certainly suggest you exchange some of your country’s currency into Vietnamese Dong so that you can experience our culture in a more meaningful way. Not to mention, some areas of the

Adopt a Friend

Adopt a Friend

by Souther Arizona Beagle Rescue @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Buddy Buddy is a tan/white beagle mix. He is 3 1/2 years old. He plays well with our male beagle. He is very affectionate and did not take long to get used to us. He knows a few commands. He…

American Real Estate College

American Real Estate College

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

American Real Estate College is one the Top Real Estate Schools in Denver! A Colorado Real Estate School, Best American Real Estate License College, Top Continuing Education, CAM Licensing Exam Prep Classes & Training Get $100 Off Registration, Just Mention Colorados Best. Watch the segment to find out how long the courses are and what kind of training they offer. Phone: (303) 422-2220  

A Tour Guide’s Guide to Vis, Croatia

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Note: This guide to Vis is part of my Tour Guide’s Super-Guide to Croatia. Click to see the rest, and for some preliminary Croatia info that would be useful for this guide! Vis is the tenth largest Adriatic island, and is home to many peaceful getaways. This guide to Vis should tell you all I have learned

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Waconia Sun Patriot Articles

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

Your one stop shop for both recent & historical online articles about the Waconia Lions in the Waconia Sun Patriot newspaper! November 2017 Waconia Lions Club Takes Vets To Washington September 2017 Carver County Korean & Vietnam Memorial Trip Launch November 2015 Military Mailing Program March 2015 Waconia Lions Christmas Party January 2015 Wild Game Dinner October 2014 Military Mailing […]

Adopt a Friend

Adopt a Friend

by Humane Society of Southern Arizona @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Maverick – male ID: 848372 Age: 2 year old Qualities: I was in a shelter in Houston during Hurricane Harvey! Thanks to a Good Samaritan I was transferred to Tucson to find my fur-ever home. I am a smart boy…

Memoirs of an American Veteran’s Daughter Traveling Vietnam: South (Part 3) - Adventures & Sunsets

Memoirs of an American Veteran’s Daughter Traveling Vietnam: South (Part 3) - Adventures & Sunsets


Adventures & Sunsets

We had always known that Ho Chi Minh City, known during the war as Saigon, was where the largest visitable tunnel system (Cu Chi Tunnels) and the biggest war museum (War Remnants Museum) were.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot

Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot


Free Tours by Foot

This post is a guide to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, known popularly as "The Vietnam Wall", with tips on how to find particular names.

One dead, 9 injured in Kentucky high school shooting; suspect held

One dead, 9 injured in Kentucky high school shooting; suspect held

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

BENTON, Ky. — A person opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school on Tuesday morning, killing one and injuring nine others. Police led a suspect away in handcuffs and said there is no reason to suspect anyone else in the nation’s first fatal school shooting of 2018. Hundreds of students ran for their lives out of Marshall County High School, jumping into cars and running down a highway, some not stopping until they reached a McDonald’s restaurant more than […]

Relay For Life

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

The Relay for Life event is held annually each August at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.  The focus of this event is to bring the community together in the fight against cancer by helping to raise funds for the research necessary to find a cure for cancer.  This family oriented event features recognition and remembrance ceremonies, […]

ESPN ‘likes’ Peyton Manning for ‘Monday Night Football’ analyst role

ESPN ‘likes’ Peyton Manning for ‘Monday Night Football’ analyst role

by Joe Dahlke @ FOX31 Denver

BRISTOL, Conn. — ESPN says it will talk to Peyton Manning about becoming the lead game analyst on “Monday Night Football.” The former Broncos quarterback has not shown any interest in broadcasting since he retired from the NFL after the 2016 season, but that won’t stop the sports network from approaching him for the role. “We like Peyton Manning,” ESPN executive Stephanie Druley told Sports Illustrated. “And we would be foolish not to talk him.” Druley said Manning is aware […]

A Marine is a Marine. No cute nicknames for women Marines…or was there?

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Enjoy the chuckle!  Attending a breakfast last week, hosted by Veterans Breakfast Club, Pittsburgh, PA, I had the pleasure of sitting beside Ruth Appleton, a WWII Marine.  During the event, Todd DePastino, Executive Director of VBC, inquires about the military names and acronyms given to women in the military during WWII.  Watch more from VBC’s […]

A journey of reconciliation to Vietnam draws U.S. veterans

A journey of reconciliation to Vietnam draws U.S. veterans


OregonLive.com

The trip back to Vietnam was a family affair for Tom, George and George Washington Whitehouse: The brothers both had fought in Vietnam. Both figured someday they'd return.

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Ryan Hermens @ wcfcourier.com - RSS Results

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

Unused Eyeglasses Program

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

As part of our effort to support the Unused Eyeglass Program of the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation, the Waconia Lions Club has established a collection point for unused glasses.  If you no longer need your glasses, please consider donating them. Why Donate Your Old Eyeglasses? Globally, one child in four cannot see well enough to […]

Adopt a Friend

Adopt a Friend

by Paws Patrol @ tucson.com - RSS Results

Name: Prince Age: 4 years Qualities: His foster mom says: "Prince loves being petted, brushed and doted on. He is shy in new situations but patience easily wins him over. He does well with other cats, and particularly enjoys the…

Stalingrad 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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A Roadtrip Through Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Days 12- 21): African Daily Journal + Photos

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Here is the second installment of my daily travel journaling and photos from my grand African adventure – this time from Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe! Read the first installment from Namibia here.  I want to apologize for this writing being a bit less than professional – but I kept it journal-style and how it would

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'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominations

'Shape of Water,' 'Three Billboards' lead Oscar nominations

by By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro's lavish monster romance "The Shape of Water" fished out a leading 13 nominations, Greta Gerwig became just the fifth woman nominated for best director and "Mudbound" director of photography Rachel Morrison made history…

Sessions interviewed as part of Russian probe

Sessions interviewed as part of Russian probe

by The Washington Post @ The Mercury News

Sessions was questioned for several hours, the officials said. In addition to the Russian coordination probe, Mueller is also investigating whether President Donald Trump or any White House officials sought to obstruct justice in the probe.

B-17: Mighty Fortress…tail gunner worked offense and defense.

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Aviation enthusiast Steve Groff offers a “fragment” of the many improvements made for the position of the tail gunners…who multi-tasked between offense and defense.  The tail gunner was charged to communicate to the bombardier on the success of his bomb drops, report to the rest of the crew on other planes in the formation, brave frigid wind blasting […]

Slash Your Monthly Expenses with iLendingDIRECT

Slash Your Monthly Expenses with iLendingDIRECT

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

If you’re not in love with your car payment, there’s a way to lower it. We’re all familiar with the idea of refinancing a home mortgage, but did you know that you can do the same with your car loan? Most vehicle owners are paying higher than necessary interest rates, simply because they don’t know how easy it is to get a better loan with lower rates. Colorado’s own iLendingDIRECT has helped thousands of people nationwide take advantage of extremely low auto […]

Slim Down This New Year with Ageless Expressions MedSpa

Slim Down This New Year with Ageless Expressions MedSpa

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

Becky Vanicelli, a registered nurse and Owner of Ageless Expressions MedSpa, joined us to show off the dramatic results her clients are getting with SculpSure. This amazing technology targets those stubborn areas of fat that seem impossible to lose, and you can see results with just one treatment! Becky is giving our Colorado’s Best viewers a great deal: the first 15 callers will receive a free consultation, a free SculpSure demo, and free LipoLean Injections! Go in and see what […]

Vietnam Cambodia Family Tour – 14 Days

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 14-day Vietnam Cambodia Family Tour Of Highlights allows your family not only to discover the most stunning landscapes like Halong bay, Mekong delta but also many other attractive ancient cities of Angkor Wat, Hoi An, Mekong and Hanoi ...

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1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Ryan Hermens @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

Emergency crews respond to Marshall County High School after a fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Authorities said a shooting suspect was in custody. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)

Visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


Washington.org

What is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and where is it?

Who Were the First USO/NFL Tour Veterans?

Who Were the First USO/NFL Tour Veterans?


United Service Organizations

When the USO joined forces with the NFL in 1966 for a series of goodwill tours to visit U.S. military members stationed in Vietnam, four future Hall of Famers led the way.

Why US veterans are returning to Vietnam

Why US veterans are returning to Vietnam


The Christian Science Monitor

Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.'

Theme Tours or Focus Specific Tours

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our theme tours are created with a different level of interest for each group. From simple arts and crafts style activities to more in depth, meaningful relationships. It’s possible for you to meet local residents and help improve their lifestyle

A Trip Back in Time to Vietnam – Part 2

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Day 3 – April 18 While at breakfast at the hotel, 8 Mig 21’s took off from Da Nang and flew right by our hotel. Those guys must get up real early. Pickup by our guide was at 0815. We

Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam


South China Morning Post

Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up the pieces, writes Eric San Juan

Blood Drive

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

The Waconia Lions Club sponsors an American Red Cross bloodmobile at Southview Elementary School in October and March each year.  You can help the Waconia Lions celebrate over 40 years of partnering with the American Red Cross by donating a unit of precious, lifesaving blood.  In just an hour, and with a single unit of […]

40 Years After Vietnam, Blue Water Navy Vets Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation — ProPublica

40 Years After Vietnam, Blue Water Navy Vets Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation — ProPublica


ProPublica

Though most didn’t step foot in Vietnam, some 90,000 Navy vets who served offshore may have been exposed to the chemical brew and seek benefits. The battle is playing out in the courts and in Congress. It boils down to a comma.

US veterans react to Obama's visits to Vietnam and Hiroshima

US veterans react to Obama's visits to Vietnam and Hiroshima


Public Radio International

We asked US veterans what they think of Obama's trips to Hiroshima and Vietnam and how World War II and the Vietnam War have shaped their worldview. Here's what they told us.

Anniversary Tours

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Iraq seeks aid to rebuild after IS, but donors could be wary

Iraq seeks aid to rebuild after IS, but donors could be wary

by Felipe Dana @ wcfcourier.com - RSS Results

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017 file photo, Haider, left, and Abdullah carry belongings they collected from their damaged house to wash before returning to live in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. Iraqi officials are hoping to raise…

College wrestling: Wartburg to honor retired coach Jim Miller at 'Battle of Burgs'

College wrestling: Wartburg to honor retired coach Jim Miller at 'Battle of Burgs'

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WAVERLY — Wartburg College will honor legendary emeritus wrestling coach Jim Miller with the dedication of the Jim Miller Championship Mat during the annual “Battle of the Burgs” dual Feb. 1 when the second-ranked Knights host top-ranked versus Augsburg University.

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Stephen Lance Dennee @ wcfcourier.com - RSS Results

Authorities investigate the scene of fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Kentucky State Police said the suspect was apprehended by a Marshall County deputy. (AP Photo/Stephen Lance Dennee)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Information Guide

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Information Guide


Old Town Trolley Tours

Learn about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC with our complete information guide featuring historical facts, interactive map, pictures, and things to do nearby.

Long Shadow: Memories of Vietnam

by Jessica Rebout @ The Highground

Poinsettia Project

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

Every December, the Waconia Lions Club donates poinsettia plants to residents in local Waconia nursing homes, assisted living residences, care centers and other senior housing.  The bright red plants have brought cheer to the lives of many during the holiday season and we look forward to continuing the tradition in years to come.  It is […]

12-DAYS CAMBODIA & VIETNAM TOUR

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 12-day Vietnam Cambodia Promotion Tour to Angkor, Phnompenh, Halong, Hanoi brings you a chance to visit the best features, landscapes of each countries

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Vietnam War Memorial

by Diane Gresse @ Honor Flight Network

Photos of the the Vietnam War Memorial, Washington, D.C. Click photos for enlarged views. 12►

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by By STEPHEN LANCE DENEE Associated Press @ wcfcourier.com - RSS Results

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A person opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing one and injuring nine others. Police led a suspect away in handcuffs and said there is no reason to suspect anyone else in…

Vietnam Tours for US & Australian Veterans At Old Battle Fields

Vietnam Tours for US & Australian Veterans At Old Battle Fields


Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Vietnam Tour is commonly reserved for US & Australian veterans who engaged in Vietnam war in Hue,Khe Sanh,Vinh Moc,Danang, Chulai,Qui Nhon, Iron triangle,cu chi tunels

Did Any Soldiers Serve Throughout the Vietnam War? | HistoryNet

Did Any Soldiers Serve Throughout the Vietnam War? | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

Did any soldiers serve throughout the entire Vietnam War?

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: John Keefe found love for Marines in tours around world

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: John Keefe found love for Marines in tours around world


missoulian.com

John Keefe’s life has taken him around the world, from Europe and China to a pair of deployments in Korea and Vietnam during his time in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Elderly man missing from Fort Collins home found dead

Elderly man missing from Fort Collins home found dead

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. — An 83-year-old man who was reported missing from a Fort Collins home has been found dead, the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office said. John Sprackling was last seen about noon Saturday in the 2000 block of Sherell Drive in Fort Collins. Sprackling’s body was found near Cobb Lake in unincorporated Larimer County northeast of Fort Collins about 3 p.m. Monday. The Larimer County Coroner’s Office will release the cause and manner of death at a later time. […]

Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

Sessions interviewed by Mueller team in Russia investigation

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions was interviewed for hours last week in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, the Justice Department confirmed Tuesday. The interview comes as Mueller is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s actions in office, including the firing of FBI Director James Comey, constituted obstruction of justice. Mueller is also investigating contacts between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia. Sessions is thought to be the highest-ranking Trump administration official to be interviewed by Mueller’s team. He is seen […]

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com


HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Famous American Vietnam Vets, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

A Tour of the Vietnam DMZ: Through the Eyes of a Veteran - A Cruising Couple

A Tour of the Vietnam DMZ: Through the Eyes of a Veteran - A Cruising Couple


A Cruising Couple

When we discovered we could support local veterans and benefit from first-hand knowledge on the tour, there were no questions in our minds. We were going on a DMZ tour.

The History of the Vietnam War & The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Guided Tour

The History of the Vietnam War & The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Guided Tour


Eventbrite

A two-part guided walking tour.  First we’ll learn about the history of the Vietnam War by exploring the Smithsonian’s “The Price of Freedom: Americans at War” exhibit (the Vietnam War section only) at the National Museum of American History.  Then we’ll walk one mile to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to learn more about the history of “The Wall,” one of the most popular memorials in Washington, DC.  Throughout our tour we’ll also discover the role that journalism, the media, photography (some images of which are within the event description) and pop culture played in documenting and portraying the Vietnam War.Tour Schedule (Approximate Times)4:30 - 4:45 = Meeting point at the Smithsonian American History Museum, icebreaker introductions and pass through museum security.4:45 - 5:25 = Tour the Vietnam War section of the “Price of Freedom: Americans at War” exhibit.5:25 - 5:50 = Walk from the Smithsonian to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  5:50 - 6:45 = Tour the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and group reflections/discussion.Linkshttps://www.nps.gov/vive/index.htmhttp://thewall-usa.com/https://www.si.edu/Exhibitions/The-Price-of-Freedom-Americans-at-War-188https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_Warhttp://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-warEvent Details - Please Read Carefully!Registration: $6.00 per person with proceeds going to support our Washington, DC History & Culture programs.  As this is a limited space event the registration fee also helps reduce the number of people that RSVP and then “no-show,” which prevents others from participating.  Full refund if the event is cancelled or rescheduled, or if you change your RSVP from “yes” to “no” at least 48 hours beforehand. No one under 18 years of age permitted and those that do not RSVP in advance will be turned away (no exceptions).Weather: The event will take place light rain (sprinkles) or shine. If it’s on the calendar, then we’re proceeding as scheduled.Metro Station: The two closest Metro stations are Federal Triangle and the Smithsonian – National Mall.Parking: There is limited paid parking throughout the area - however, please note time limits and other restrictions.  Meeting Point: Smithsonian National Museum of American History - outside of the Madison Drive entrance (not the Constitution Ave. entrance).   Your Host: Robert Kelleman, the founder of Washington, DC History & Culture.Ending Point: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  Post-Event: TBD.Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the above event description, Google, or common sense please let us know.We look forward to seeing you - thanks! Robert Kellemanrkelleman@yahoo.com

Did Melania Trump Ban White House Staff from Taking Flu Shot?

by David Emery @ Snopes.com

Disreputable web sites reported that the first lady banned flu shots in the White House after learning of "adverse health effects."

Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

TRIP OVERVIEW The Waconia Lions Club is planning a memorial trip to Washington DC for Carver County Veterans from the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  The entire trip will be provided to eligible area Veterans at no cost, is set to take place on April 25th of 2018, and includes the following: Transportation between Waconia and the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Round […]

Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)

Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)


cleveland.com

Seeking closure, reconciliation, or just a look at a formerly war-torn land, many veterans of the war in Vietnam are returning to that country, and are often surprised by what they find.

Lincoln Theatre

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Lincoln Theatre began as a vaudeville and silent film house on U Street in 1922, in the midst of a period of change and new hopes. The historical U Street became known as “Black Broadway” during this time as it flourished into a hub of African American businesses and homes, with the Lincoln Theater at the center of it Continue Reading

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U.S. citizens among dead, wounded in attack on Kabul hotel

U.S. citizens among dead, wounded in attack on Kabul hotel

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

KABUL, Afghanistan — Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban’s 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in Kabul, Afghanistan, the State Department said Tuesday. No exact figures were immediately available for either the U.S. fatalities or injuries. In total, 22 people were killed in the attack including 14 foreigners, Afghan officials have said. Eleven of the 14 foreigners had been previously identified as working for the private Afghan airline KamAir. “We offer our deepest condolences to the […]

Long awaited tribute by WWII Vet of Italian Campaign October 2016

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

In 2016, Don Rutter needed a passport to travel to Italy… in 1943, he jumped in with a “dog tag” as his id.   He retraced his steps, across Sicily, Salerno and more of the Italian Campaign.. with many long awaited moments, including this special one at the Commonwealth Cemetery near Siracusa, in Sicily.  

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

1 dead, 9 injured in Kentucky school shooting; suspect held

by Stephen Lance Dennee @ www.omaha.com - RSS Results

Authorities investigate the scene of fatal school shooting Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. Kentucky State Police said the suspect was apprehended by a Marshall County deputy. (AP Photo/Stephen Lance Dennee)

Chaska Herald News Articles

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

Your one stop shop for both recent & historical online articles about the Waconia Lions in the Chaska Herald newspaper! September 2017 Carver County Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip Launch

Man in custody after woman found dead in southeast Denver home

Man in custody after woman found dead in southeast Denver home

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

DENVER — A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead inside a home on Sunday, the Denver Police Department said. Cain Wilkens, 43, is being held for investigation of first-degree murder. About 3:20 a.m. Sunday, police responded to the 1500 block of South Albion Street, near East Florida Avenue and South Colorado Boulevard. An adult woman was found dead inside. Her name and age have not been released. No details about her death were released. Wilkens is […]

Teen accused of killing 10-year-old to be charged as adult

Teen accused of killing 10-year-old to be charged as adult

by Web Staff @ FOX31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. — The teen accused of killing a 10-year-old girl will be tried as an adult. The 15-year-old suspect in the case was transferred to adult court on Tuesday. Kiaya Campbell died last summer after leaving her father’s Thornton home to go to the store with the suspect. Neighbors found her battered body in a ravine the next day. Two days later officers arrested the 15-year-old suspect in the case who lived in the same home. His mother was in […]

Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 US states last month

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate fell to record lows in three U.S. states last month, as steady hiring soaked up more of those out of work.

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