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Dedication News Coverage: KVUE TV, Austin

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It’s been a long time coming, but on the grounds of the state Capitol Saturday, the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument is now in place. About 500,000 Texans served in Vietnam, and 3,417 died there. Just more than 100 Texas remain missing in action today...

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Tour Of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial At Highland Park

Tour Of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial At Highland Park


Nextdoor

Join the Highland Park Conservancy for a tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Highland Park. The tour will take place Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00 A.M.Tour the Vietnam Veterans Memorial with members of local Chapter 20 of the Vietnam Veterans of America who will share information about the Memorial and the veterans to whom it is dedicated. Meet in the parking lot for the Memorial near the southeast corner of South and Highland Avenue. All Highland Park Conservancy tours are free and open to the public.

Vietnam War Memorial

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

French Battlefield Tours

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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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Nebraska Vietnam veterans on latest hero flight will tour Washington, D.C., memorials next week

Nebraska Vietnam veterans on latest hero flight will tour Washington, D.C., memorials next week


Omaha.com

Around 100 Vietnam veterans and their families will have the opportunity to tour Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas next week.

Texas Vietnam Heroes Coming To Honey Grove

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

The “Sweetest Town in Texas” will host the Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit in North Texas at the Bertha Voyer Memorial Public Library located at 500 North Sixth Street in Honeygrove from October 9 – November 19.  The Library is hosting a number of Vietnam War educational events in association with the exhibit’s stay, including:   ·         October 7 – Book…

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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

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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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Announces 2018 The Wall That Heals Tour Schedule - MicroplexNews.com

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Announces 2018 The Wall That Heals Tour Schedule - MicroplexNews.com


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Eastland among hosting cities for The Wall That Heals Tour....

2016 Phelps Award Recipient General John M. Keane

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

General John M. Keane, United States Army, Retired General Jack Keane is president, GSI Consulting. He serves as chairman of the Institute for the Study of War and the Knollwood Foundation, is a director of General Dynamics, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and a former and recent member, for... Read More

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Where to Eat: Bub and Pop’s

by Becca @ DC Insider Tours

We are always, ALWAYS, on the lookout for places in DC that feel “local.” DC is notorious for not really having a food scene, but that has really begun to change in the last few years and there are now places we can proudly call...

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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

Vietnam War Veterans Memorials

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

Veterans Day Vietnam Veterans Memorial Tour - Liberty Only

Veterans Day Vietnam Veterans Memorial Tour - Liberty Only


Eventbrite

Pay tribute to one of the most polorizing wars in US military history by joining the Liberty Center on a trip to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  There will be plenty of time to view the memorial, and others so bring your walking shoes and plenty of water.Purchasing this ticket provides you with transportation to and from the National Mall, where the Vientam Veterans Memorial is located. Liberty-eligible patrons are allowed a +1 guest that in non-Liberty eligible.Advanced notice required if wheelchair-accessible transportation is needed.For any questions, please call the Liberty Programmer: 240-605-3530.Liberty eligible patrons retain a status of Single Service Member E1-E6, Geo-Bachelor E1-E9, NMA or Wounded Ill and Injured.

Maine town manager is fired for touting 'white civil rights'

Maine town manager is fired for touting 'white civil rights'

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This Jan. 23, 2018 photo provided by Tom Kawczynski shows the former Jackman, Maine town manager with the flag of New Albion, a white separatist group he leads. Kawczynski was fired from his job on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Kawczynski…

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.

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

Keeping up with the World Cup

by Becca @ DC Insider Tours

We know that just because you’re visiting the greatest city on earth doesn’t mean life stops. When when it comes to something as exciting as the World Cup, traveling can be stressful when you’re worried it will interfere with screaming, yelling, and chest-bumping for your...

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Today in First Ladies’ History

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Today, DC Insider Tours celebrates two events in history.  Well… we celebrate one, and cringe over the other.   First, today is Martha Custis Washington’s birthday! She was born June 2, 1731 (O.S.) in New Kent County, Virginia. Her marriage to George Washington (her second...

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Living History Curriculum Connects Veterans and Students

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument Launches Living History Curriculum  The Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument Committee is excited to announce a new Vietnam War educational curriculum for the state’s history and English students as part of its “living monument” extension. The curriculum was developed by the monument committee with the help of educators from Eanes ISD’s…

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2016 Vietnam Veterans Day

by Help Desk @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

On Saturday, April 2, 2014 at 55 Water Street the 2016 Vietnam Veterans Day will be held. This is a rain or shine event. All events are free and open to all veterans and their guests. Please be sure to RSVP. For the most up-to-date information, please see www.uwvc.org/vietnam.  

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Milne Bay 75th Anniversary

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Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit Headed for Final LZ

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

The Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit that displays 3,417 dog tags honoring Texans killed and missing in the Vietnam War will be presented to the Museum of the American GI located at 19124 Texas 6 in College Station in a ceremony on Saturday, February 28th at 1:00 p.m. The event will be free and open to the…

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6TH ANNUAL BIG APPLE RUN FOR THE WARRIORS®

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

Hope For The Warriors® is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Big Apple Run For The Warriors®. This race is dedicated to the men and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, their families, and families of the fallen. It is a celebration of their strength and resolve and a promise to continue restoring self, family,... Read More

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Veterans

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

New Guinea Campaign 75th Anniversary

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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'

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.'

Photos: Vietnam veterans tour 7th Special Forces Group compound

Photos: Vietnam veterans tour 7th Special Forces Group compound


Northwest Florida Daily News

PHOTOS: About 45 veterans who served with the 1st Cavalry Division in Vietnam got a look at the mission of the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) during a tour of the compound Tuesday.

Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument Ceremony To Honor Vietnam Veterans Day

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

A ceremony honoring Texas’ Vietnam War veterans will take place at the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 30th. State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa and State Representative Wayne Smith will join monument committee chairman Robert Floyd to lay a wreath at the monument in tribute to their fellow Texans who…

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Tourist Hot Spots

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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

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.

Fun Facts about Vietnam

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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

Anniversary Tours

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The Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Sunrise - DC Insider Tours

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Sunrise - DC Insider Tours


DC Insider Tours

Join DC Insider Tours on a tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to learn all about the stellar symbolism loaded into every feature of this iconic memorial!

Design Overview | Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

Design Overview | Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument


Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

The five figures atop the monument, situated in the rubble of an ancient temple, represent the common “Dawn Patrol” experience of the infantry in Vietnam.

Kokoda 75th Anniversary

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2015 Phelps Award Recipient General David H. Petraeus

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired) General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired) is a Partner with the global financial investment firm KKR and the Chairman of the KKR Global Institute. He is also a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the City University of New York’s Macaulay Honors College, a Judge Widney Professor... Read More

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Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit At the Bullock Texas State History Museum

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

The award-winning Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit arrived at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, Austin, on Monday August 18th under the escort of the Southeast Texas and Austin Texas Chapters of the Texas Patriot Guard Riders. The PGR, assisted by Boy Scouts from the Capitol Area Council BSA, conducted an arrival  ceremony and included the presentation of the…

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Flippin’ Pizza is Flippin’ Great!

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This weekend, the DC Insider Tours team had the pleasure of stopping by Flippin’ Pizza in Dupont Circle for a lunchtime slice (or four). We’d heard good things, and always suckers for a New York style pie, we couldn’t resist checking it out for ourselves....

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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.

Red Sky at Night, DC’s Delight!

by bo @ DC Insider Tours

When people think of Washington, DC, they don’t usually think about the beautiful natural environment that cocoons our city. For example, yesterday, it was absolutely impossible to ignore the sky. The sunrise and sunset were so vivid and brilliant, they took our breath away. The...

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The Best Way to Keep Warm..

by Becca @ DC Insider Tours

… is obviously margaritas. When weather is this frigid, all we want to do is belly up to a bar! Fortunately, National Margarita Day is coming up on Sunday, and we found an awesome list of the best margaritas in the city! And if you...

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Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)

Vietnam surprises vets returning to battleground (photos, video)


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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.

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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Basic Vietnamese Phrases

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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

Veteran tour of Vietnam | Audley Travel

Veteran tour of Vietnam | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

This Audley itinerary allows you to learn about the Vietnam conflict, visiting battle sites & meeting war veterans.

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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Vietnam vets lead tours at Art Museum

Vietnam vets lead tours at Art Museum


stltoday.com

ST. LOUIS • Intellectual. Peripheral. But not visceral.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2014

by Becca @ DC Insider Tours

On our lovely walk with our tour guests through the National Mall this afternoon, we spotted the preparations for one of the Smithsonian’s largest annual events: The Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Held every year on the National Mall since 1967, the festival features people, food, events,...

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Veterans Day Tour: Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, and WWII Memorials

Veterans Day Tour: Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, and WWII Memorials


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The tour begins at the Lincoln Memorial. Please meet at the Capital Bikeshare station [Google Maps] between the Lincoln Memorial and the Korean War Memorial. Look for a station with docks and matching red rental bikes. I'll be standing nearby. Call or text if we can't connect. 202-681-0046.  

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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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Announces 2018 The Wall That Heals Tour Schedule

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund Announces 2018 The Wall That Heals Tour Schedule


24-7 Press Release Newswire

Howell, MI, December 03, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Disabled American Veterans local Chapter 125 will host Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica Wall and Mobile Education Center spreads healing legacy of The Wall and educates about the impact of the Vietnam War

Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit Goes to Museum of the American GI

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

The award-winning Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit display of 3,417 personalized dog tags honoring Texans killed or missing in Vietnam was presented to its permanent home at the Museum of the American GI in College Station on February 28, 2015.  Accompanied and delivered by the Patriot Guard Riders who have escorted the exhibit on its nearly…

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Memorial Restoration In Progress

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

We are happy to announce that our Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall is undergoing a major restoration. Completion is scheduled for late Spring of 2016. We thank you for your patience.

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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

Stalingrad 75th Anniversary

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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In multiple deployments, soldiers saw a changed Vietnam

In multiple deployments, soldiers saw a changed Vietnam


dailypress.com

In Vietnam, multiple deployments prompted different perspectives on the war

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

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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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

Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit Headed For College Station

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

Museum of the American GI to House Display Honoring Texas Killed and Missing in Vietnam The exhibit that displays 3,417 dog tags honoring Texans killed and missing in the Vietnam War is headed for a permanent home at the Museum of the American GI in College Station. The award-winning Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit features personalized…

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Maine town manager is fired for touting 'white civil rights'

Maine town manager is fired for touting 'white civil rights'

by Tom Kawczynski @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

This Jan. 23, 2018 photo provided by Tom Kawczynski shows the former Jackman, Maine town manager with the flag of New Albion, a white separatist group he leads. Kawczynski was fired from his job on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Kawczynski…

Germany Battlefield Tours

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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.

Vietnam Veterans Day Video

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

Names of the 1,741 soldiers from New York City killed in Vietnam rang from the pulpit of a Downtown church. Their names were followed by a reading of the 99 New Yorkers who have died in post-9/11 conflicts. The solemn reading of names on Saturday, April 2, held for the first time at Elizabeth Seaton... Read More

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Nebraska Vietnam Combat Veterans Flight members tour Washington, DC

Nebraska Vietnam Combat Veterans Flight members tour Washington, DC


JournalStar.com

Nebraska Vietnam veterans watch as a volunteer makes a rubbing of a fallen service member at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Monday in Washington, D.C. The veterans are part of

Test Page

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Tour of Peace (Vietnam)

Tour of Peace (Vietnam)


VFW Post 2713 | Farwell-Roosevelt

Honor Flight (WWII) | KWVA Revisit Program (Korea) | Tour of Peace (Vietnam) TOP (Tours Of Peace) Vietnam Veterans is an independent, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, created in 1998 for helping vet…

Phyllis Wheatley YWCA

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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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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

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.

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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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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Visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


Washington.org

What is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and where is it?

2014 Phelps Award Recipient

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

In 1979, Jan Scruggs conceived the idea of building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as a tribute to all who served during one of the longest wars in American history. Today, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is among the most visited memorials in the nation’s capital. Scruggs was a wounded and decorated veteran of... Read More

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Today in Scandalous-tory

by bo @ DC Insider Tours

On this day in 1973, President Richard Nixon famously insisted, “I am not a crook!” to a crowd of reporters in Orlando, Florida (check out the footage here!). Chances are you’ve heard that line before, by why did he say it? Who thought he was...

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Tour of memorials honors local veterans

Tour of memorials honors local veterans


The Quad-City Times

Three weeks before Thanksgiving, Quad-Citians gave thanks to those who fought and sacrificed to keep freedom on America’s table.

Virtual Tour of NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza | New York City

Virtual Tour of NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza | New York City


Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

This memorial honors the veterans' service and sacrifice, and preserves the names and voices of a generation once lost to controversy but now forever found.

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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Our Top Picks: Holiday Lights in Washington, DC

by bo @ DC Insider Tours

If you’re in DC this time of year, don’t miss out on our holiday lights and decorations! Here are our top 3 picks for holiday displays:                   1. National Christmas Tree: This is a given! DC’s most...

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In Memoriam – Terry Burkett, TCVVM 4/26/46 – 5/9/15

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

It is with deepest sadness that we announce the passing of Senior Chief Petty Officer (USN Ret.) Terry Bruce Burkett, beloved husband, father, uncle, Vietnam Veteran, TCVVM Executive Committee Member and our friend on Saturday, May 9, 2015. A U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran of Abilene, Terry served on the Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument Executive Committee…

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Delaware man honors Vietnam veterans with oral history project : The Vietnam War : Community : WHYY

Delaware man honors Vietnam veterans with oral history project : The Vietnam War : Community : WHYY


WHYY

A Delaware filmmaker and veteran who’s been on and off the battlefield is working on a series of projects to preserve the voices of those who served the country.

NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza Relighting Ceremony

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

We are delighted that on October 13, 2016 the new state-of-the-art LED lighting system will be illuminated. We invite you to celebrate with us.

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A Tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park

A Tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park


WXXI

Take a tour of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Highland Park in Rochester, NYLearn about the local history of the Vietnam era and the memorial in Highland Park started by the Vietnam Veterans of Ame

In Memoriam of Harry Bridgwood

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

  IN MEMORIAM Harry Bridgwood Chairman of the Friends of Vietnam Veterans Plaza 1945 to 2016 We bid farewell to Harry Bridgwood, a most remarkable man who dedicated himself to bringing honor, respect and assistance to veterans of every era. Harry served his country as a USMC Vietnam Era veteran, and afterwards served the people of... Read More

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Building a WWI Tank from Scratch

by Laura Smith @ Mat McLachlan Battlefield Tours

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Creatacor Assists The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's Mobile Tour | Creatacor

Creatacor Assists The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's Mobile Tour | Creatacor


Creatacor

Creatacor was proud to assist The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund with "The Wall That Heals" mobile tour, a Vietnam Veterans memorial and education center.

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

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Vietnam veterans to tour Washington, D.C., next week

Vietnam veterans to tour Washington, D.C., next week


The Grand Island Independent

Around 100 Vietnam veterans and their families will have the opportunity to tour Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas next week.

Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit In Abilene

by TCVVM @ Texas Capitol Vietnam Veterans Monument

The award-winning Texas Vietnam Heroes Exhibit is on display in Abilene, Texas at the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum through June 2nd. An arrival ceremony conducted by the Southeast Texas and West Texas Chapters of the Texas Patriot Guard Riders was conducted on arrival and included the presentation of flags to the family members of…

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Walking Washington

by Becca @ DC Insider Tours

We weren’t surprised to read that Washington, DC was recently ranked the most walkable urban setting in the nation. This is just further proof of what we at DC Insider Tours have been saying all along: there is no better way to see DC than...

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2014 Honoree of the Year Jan Scruggs

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

2014 – Jan Scruggs In 1979, Jan Scruggs conceived the idea of building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as a tribute to all who served during one of the longest wars in American history. Today, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is among the most visited memorials in the nation’s capital. Scruggs was a wounded... Read More

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