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Veterans Reflect on Lifting Arms Embargo with Vietnam

DUNMORE — As Memorial Day approaches, members of Friends of the Forgotten cleaned up the memorial tank site in Dunmore.

The group is a mix of veterans and those who support military families. 323 more words


Memorial Day in Bluesky

Citizens of Bluesky were unfolding chairs and spreading blankets on the lawn at the senior center. A stage had been set up for the Memorial Day celebration. 340 more words


Shared Faces, Shared Stories

Two days ago I was enjoying Great Falls National Park in Maryland when these two gentlemen came into view.

The first thing I heard, said in a somewhat grouchy voice, before I gave them my full attention, was “Well, we’re all going to die sooner or later.” 402 more words

Vietnam Veterans 50th Anniversary Parade - May 21

QUAD CITIES (KWQC) – Spectators can expect to see military equipment from the command of the rock island arsenal, floats, bands, veterans from every war, legion riders, patriot guard riders and more. 103 more words


Vietnam vets welcomed home

EASTON — The VFW Post 5118 in Easton hosted a ‘Welcome Home’ ceremony for Vietnam veterans on Tuesday, March 29, to commemorate the day the last United States combat troops left Vietnam. 98 more words

Sarah Drury

John Samuel Tieman: Ghost Story

the starlings swirling
and loud

you’d think the years would put
the thing to rest

you’d think the words would hurry
the drive to silence… 32 more words


Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlan

Anna Quindlen, a newspaper columnist and novelist, writes bestsellers. Her books are about the American family. Her target audience is mostly American women. She has ventured into new territory in her latest novel, … 1,222 more words