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Students Interview Veterans, Learn What "textbooks cannot communicate”

“When first hearing the students refer to Forrest Gump as the basis for understanding the Vietnam War, I became concerned that there were a lot of misconceptions,” said Blake Busbin, a fourth year AP History teacher at Auburn High School. 609 more words

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Disabled Illinois Veteran Disappointed With Medical Marijuana Decision

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Rauner administration’s decision not to expand the list of conditions eligible for medical marijuana in Illinois is drawing criticism from military veterans, including a frequent visitor to KMOX’s “Overnight America” show. 318 more words

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The Dark Side of Heaven by Robert G. Lathrop

Retired Marine Corps Capt. Robert G. Lathrop’s The Dark Side of Heaven (AgeView Press, 68 pp., $24.99), as the title suggests, is a dark book. Lathrop, a former A-4 Skyhawk pilot, arrived in Vietnam during the  1968 Tet Offensive. 497 more words

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"Dear Vietnam Veteran" Manchester CT Town Hall Displays 'Wall of Healing' Keepsakes

Write-Up & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com

“Dear Vietnam Veteran   Thank you.  We are sorry for the loss of your friends and comrades ..  Thank you for your service and your bravery…” … 298 more words

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Splendid little wars

I hadn’t planned on making a series about Vietnam War veterans in comics, but it’s happening anyway, 2,492 more words

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The B(Abe) With the Power

Today was officially Day 2 in DC, and we hit all the big touristy stops. Today was also the day I woke up to the news that Bowie had passed – which means the two times I have come to DC, major musicians have died. 593 more words

Dead Dog Tales and Devil's Breath by William Fick

Fick served with the First Marine Air Wing in Da Nang and Chu Lai in Vietnam in 1967-1968.  Dead Dog Tales and the Devil’s Breath… 452 more words

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