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It's about 'Time'

President Obama’s speech on July 14 to the NAACP Convention in Philadelphia about the failed criminal justice system recalled a commentary I wrote in 1992 when editor of… 706 more words

Thrift Store Accused of Pocketing $1 Million Meant for Charities

A Seattle-area based chain of thrift stores may have pocketed more than $1 million designated for charities.

Minnesota’s attorney general, Lori Swanson, has accused Savers Thrift Stores of putting almost all the donations it collected from customers into its own coffers, rather than forwarding the sums to the charities with which it had contracts, including Vietnam Veterans of America, The New York… 136 more words

Minnesota AG Criticizes Savers Thrift Store Chain

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO/AP) — A yearlong investigation into the value of donated clothing and household items to some popular charities is raising serious questions. 570 more words


Charity of the Month: clothing donations

I know this spell of “cooler” weather won’t last, but technically winter is coming, and with that in mind, I thought this would be an appropriate time to share some places where you can donate some clothes for those in need. 129 more words

Charity Of The Month

The Siege of LZ Kate by Arthur G. Sharp

In the March/April 2013 print edition of The VVA Veteran we ran a feature story by Arthur G. Sharp that looked at 21-year-old Army Special Forces Captain William Albracht and his heroic actions in late October and early November of 1969 at Firebase Kate in the Central Highlands of South Vietnam near the Cambodian border.  279 more words


The Vietnam Trilogy by Walter C. Kuhlman

Walter C. Kuhlman, the author of The Vietnam Trilogy (Outskirts Press, 314 pp., $19.95, paper), served in Vietnam with the U. S. Army in 1967-68 as a gunner on a Quad .50. 799 more words


Being a U.S. Marine is Not an Easy Life

Life of a Marine:

Being a U.S. marine is not an easy life. Thinking that you will be separated from your family and friends for a long time is in itself an ordeal already. 481 more words

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