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A Higher Calling – Soldier, Veteran, Counsellor, Catholic Priest

Check out the full article on Fr. Phil Salois at The American Legion Magazine.

A lifetime of healing

By Henry Howard

FEB 23, 2017

Phil Salois recognized the dire situation six comrades faced near the village of SuoiKiet. 377 more words

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John McCain: American Maverick by Elaine S. Povich

Elaine S. Povich’s John McCain: American Maverick (Sterling, 208 pp, $24.95) is a coffee-table-like tome featuring large, glossy (and evocative) photographs on nearly every page. The photos are used to good effect to cover the many highlights of McCain’s notable life, including the five-and-a-half years he was held as a POW in the Hanoi Hilton. 239 more words

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'Like Bricks In My Chest': Teenager Pens Essay In Honor Of Vietnam Veterans

By Jeff Todd

WELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – It’s a group known for not having a proper welcome home, but Weld County is working to change that history for Vietnam Veterans. 381 more words

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Keep Forever: A Novel by Alexa Kingaard

In her novel, Keep Forever (BookBaby, 268 pp., $14.99, paper; $6.99, Kindle), Alexa Kingaard thanks the Veteran’s Writing Group in Oceanside, California, which gave her “shelter from the storm.” … 433 more words

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Vietnam Veterans National Memorial

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The American War in Viet Nam by Susan Lyn Eastman

The author of The American War in Viet Nam: Cultural Memories at the Turn of the Century (University of Tennessee Press, 238 pp., $39.95), Susan Lyn Eastman, is not a Vietnam War veteran, nor any other kind of military veteran. 398 more words

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Saddle Up by John C. Hedley

Loyalty to the men who fought alongside him in Vietnam’s Central Highlands during 1969-70 forms the core of John C. Hedley’s memoir, Saddle Up: The Story of a Red Scarf… 724 more words

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