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The Discharge by Gary Reilly

Gary Reilly died in 2011. He left behind a treasure trove of unpublished novels. Among those is a trilogy which relates to his military service. Reilly’s protagonist in that trilogy is named Pvt. 352 more words

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Taking Better Care of our Veterans

By U.S. Senator Deb Fischer

Nebraskans know how to honor veterans. Our state’s strong commitment to the men and women who serve was on full display in May, when we came together to carry out the largest honor flight for Vietnam Veterans in history. 591 more words

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7 powerful quotes about the impact of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial stands as a fitting tribute to the men and women who sacrificed their lives during the Vietnam War. As of Memorial Day 2017, 58,318 names are inscribed in the polished black granite walls.  776 more words

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Holliston Vet Has Unusual Way To Get People To 'Remember'

HOLLISTON (CBS) – If you happen to drive through the town of Holliston, you can’t help but stumble upon a very special Memorial Day Remembrance attached to dozens of telephone poles. 253 more words

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Memorial Day 2017

We were 20 years old. Seemed old at the time, all of us had been in country long enough to be considered ‘oldtimers.’ Gary and I met in Oakland, CA while waiting for transport to Vietnam. 339 more words

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