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MSgt William H. Cox

On New Year’s Eve 1968, just before the dawn of 1969, Master Sgt. William H. Cox and his buddy First Sgt. James T. Hollingsworth were holed up in a bunker in the Marble Mountains of Vietnam. 333 more words

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Nurse given chance to honor patient who lost his life in Vietnam

Last week VVMF hosted the Reading of The Names for The Wall’s 35th Anniversary. All 58,318 names on The Wall were read by volunteers, fellow veterans, and family members. 1,376 more words

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CPT Winston Paul Lockard Sr.

While on a search and destroy mission as a part of “Operation Manhattan” in the Boi Loi Woods, Company B 4/23 (MECH) Infantry, 25th Infantry Division was attacked by a large VC force. 91 more words

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The Thirteenth Apostle Part Two by Paul Andruss

Today part two of the story of The Thirteenth Apostle (and his mum) from Paul Andruss.  As with any legend, there is usually some variations on the origins and plenty of embellishments by later his… 16 more words

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Bed-Ins for Peace

“As the Vietnam War raged in 1969, John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono held two week-long Bed-Ins for Peace, one at the Hilton Hotel… 306 more words

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Doing Our Jobs

Fergus, our mostly Irish terrier, and I are getting old. We try to avoid weather extremes, being too far away from a sofa, and anything more taxing than neighborhood walks, muttering curses, or barking. 337 more words