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38,300 photos collected for Vietnam fallen. 20,000 needed to put a face to every name on The Wall

For years, volunteers across the country have worked with VVMF on the “Faces Never Forgotten” call for photos campaign. The effort aims to find a face for each of the 58,300 names inscribed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. 658 more words

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My Lai Was Not An 'Incident': Seeking Full Disclosure on Vietnam

Roger’s note: Nearly sixty thousand American soldiers died, god knows how many wounded physically, mentally and spiritually.  Over a million Vietnamese killed, many more wounded, the countryside scorched with Agent Orange.   684 more words

Roger Hollander

STRANGER IN THE MIRROR

A friend sent me this article last week showing ‘before, during, and after’ pictures of combat soldiers that have survived their tour of duty.  If it is true that ‘the eyes are the windows to the soul’, the photographs depicted in this article give a clear visual record of that fact. 734 more words

Opinion

Old Wounds Never Heal For Some Veterans

Old wounds never heal for veterans

By Justin Katz

Michael Denney knows all too well about the transition from war zones to civilian life. For the 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and Flagler College student who served seven years in the U.S. 921 more words

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Surviving Difficult Times

Reposted from A Crusty Old Sailor Remembers Vietnam

Lamentations 3:22
“It is of the LORD’S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.” 578 more words

Faith

Warfare: Remnant of our Barbaric Past?

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Photo Credit: The Guardian (Associated Press)

Beginning in August 2014 and as recent as Friday, October 3, four videos have been posted online purportedly showing the beheading of two American journalists and two British aid workers by hooded members of the new Islamic State (IS), a caliphate previously known as ISIS and ISIL. 431 more words

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Vietnam's Head Trauma Legacy

Vietnam’s Neuroscientific Legacy

By Emily Anthes

In 1967, William F. Caveness, a neurologist and veteran of the Korean War, began building a registry of living soldiers who had suffered head trauma in Vietnam. 1,377 more words

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