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7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Moving Vietnam Wall Coming To Manchester

The moving wall a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. was founded in 1984 and has been touring the United States and internationally ever since.

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Related Topix: Manchester, CT, US National Parks, Downtown (Washington, DC), US Military, Fort Dix, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Countywide

'the Wall' comes to Live Oak County

Area officials, residents and veterans gathered at Three Rivers City Hall Monday to discuss the impending arrival of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Traveling Wall - a scale version of the Vietnam Memorial that will be displayed in George West from Sept.

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Related Topix: Live Oak County, TX, George West, TX, US National Parks

Harlan Daily Enterprise

Ducky Dash slated Saturday in Middlesboro

This weekend, downtown Middlesboro is preparing to celebrate those qualities that make America great.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

TrekEarth

Charity

This monument is nothing short of amazing. It's as impressive and poignant as any other in Washington, although it's rather small.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Berz To Be Honored By Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Chattanooga City Councilwoman Carol Berz will be presented with the Tennessee Human Rights Commission's Jocelyn D. Wurzburg Civil Rights Legacy award.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US National Parks

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Middlesboro Daily News

Ducky Dash slated for Saturday6:23 pm

Daily News file photoA day-long veterans celebration, along with the annual Ducky Dash, is scheduled to take place on Saturday.

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Salt Lake Tribune

L.A. Daily News: Add Evens sailors' names to the wall

How about when dozens of American sailors are killed in the maneuvering, as 74 aboard the destroyer the USS Frank E. Evans were on the morning of June 3, 1969? The Evans had been deployed as part of the Vietnam War effort.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

MilitaryCity.com

Effort to add names of 74 sailors to Vietnam Memorial advances

The destroyer Frank E. Evans, after it was cut in half in a 1969 collision with an Australian aircraft carrier in the South China Sea.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Lebanon Democrat

Senator asks area citizens to remember Tenn. vets

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has started a program, "Faces Never Forgotten," to honor the soldiers whose names are etched into the Wall in Washington, D.C. The program is attempting to put a photo and a story to each name for the new display at the Education Center at the Wall, a facility in the process of being built between the Wall and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial

FOX16

Candidate Introduces Veterans for Cotton

The Republican candidate challenging Democrat Mark Pryor for U.S. Senate made the announcement at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol Saturday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Pryor, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US National Parks, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Little Rock, AR

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

MenifeeHUNNEMAN: VFW supports adding names of 'Lost 74' to 'The Wall'

At their national convention in St. Louis this month the Veterans of Foreign Wars voted to support having the Department of Defense add the names of the "Lost 74" - the sailors killed on the destroyer Frank E. Evans - to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. "This is no rubber-stamp organization," said Temecula author Louise Esola, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Temecula, CA, Boat Disaster, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Columbia Daily Herald

Senator asks area citizens to remember Tenn. vets

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has started a program, "Faces Never Forgotten," to honor the soldiers whose names are etched into the Wall in Washington, D.C. The program is attempting to put a photo and a story to each name for the new display at the Education Center at the Wall, a facility in the process of being built between the Wall and the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Lincoln Memorial, Columbia, TN

Tri-cityherald.com

Special-needs viewing area to be at Follies

The area will be set up by the Vietnam veterans memorial on the Kennewick side and will include a shaded tent, cooling misters, water and ice and private specially-designed portable restrooms.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Photo: Maj. Wayne Witter, of Dunwoody, Ga., holds a red r

Maj. Wayne Witter, of Dunwoody, Ga., holds a red rose in 2007 as he touches the name of a fallen comrade at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade.

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Lee's Summit Tribune

Kathy Lee, A Hero To Veterans, Needs Your Help

July 19, 2014 Kathy Lee holding a bracelet made from parachute cord that was left at the Wall that Heals traveling exhibit of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Blue Springs, 2010.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Mark Green: Help Find Chattanooga's Faces Of The Fallen

You may know them. They could have been a neighbor growing up or a classmate in school.

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Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, US National Parks

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The United States Army

Medal of Honor Recipients visit the Vietnam Vetera

Pete Corrall touches his friend's name he found on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., March 19, 2014.

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LA Daily News

Add names of USS Evans sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall: Editorial

How about when dozens of American sailors are killed in the maneuvering, as 74 aboard the destroyer the USS Frank E. Evans were on the morning of June 3, 1969? The Evans had been deployed as part of the Vietnam War effort.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, World News, Vietnam, Opinion

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Switched

Top Official: VA Has Lost Trust Of Veterans, American People

The Department of Veterans Affairs has lost the trust of veterans and the American people as a result of widespread treatment delays for people seeking health care and falsified records to cover up those delays, the agency's top official said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, 9, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US National Parks

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