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A Never-Ending Battle by Howard B. Patrick

Howard B. Patrick’s A Never-Ending Battle: How Vietnam Changed Me Forever (CreateSpace, 208 pp., $10.99, paper) is a classic account of how combat in the Vietnam War resulted in many years of post-traumatic stress disorder that adversely affected his life.This book is a basic primer for anyone unfamiliar with what the combat experience was like for veterans who served in the Vietnam War.   425 more words

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A Watchfire to honor those who served is a fitting Memorial

I’m pretty sure I’ve never welcomed in Memorial Day in a more appropriate manner.

My dear wife Karen told me our great friend Michelle had a big plan for late Sunday afternoon into evening. 346 more words

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Vietnam's Senior Class: Often forgotten, the Americans who served in country between 1950 and 1964 saw their share of death and danger

By Ken Olsen

(Copyright 2015, All Rights Reserved)

Just before the Army sent Jable Dean to Vietnam in 1954, it outlined a simple emergency evacuation plan: “If we have to pull out, get to the Saigon River,” Dean recalls the Pentagon briefer telling him. 1,985 more words

'Faces Never Forgotten' Campaign Seeks Fallen Vietnam Vets Photos

LUZERNE — One government agency is hoping to find more than 600 photos of Pennsylvania natives who sacrificed their lives in the Vietnam War.

It’s all part of the “Faces Never Forgotten” campaign. 427 more words

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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - 'HIDDEN DANGERS'

“…We moved at a crawl for another two hours, before our problems began.  The guys were north of me and had passed a clearing that was a notch between hills.  390 more words

Combat Veterans

Veteran Photos Needed For Vietnam Memorial

The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs needs your help to complete their “Faces Never Forgotten” Initiative.

They’re trying to collect pictures for each of the more than 58,000 people whose names are inscribed on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C. 31 more words

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Memorial Day

Those soldiers, sailors, and Marines who gave their lives for their country would want us to enjoy Memorial Day weekend: they fought for that right along with so many others.  494 more words

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