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Sharing the Legacies of Vietnam Veterans: Spotlight on Wall Volunteer Dan Kirby

Co-written by Kalli McCoy

Since its dedication in 1982, The Wall has been a solemn place to reflect, honor, and remember. It holds the names of those who gave all for their country during the Vietnam War. 701 more words

Vietnam Veterans

Georgia veteran to be remembered, added to The Wall

Written by Communications Intern Kalli McCoy

Each spring, VVMF works with the Department of Defense (DOD) to ensure that The Wall is accurate. When MIAs are recovered in Vietnam or when an appeal has been approved for addition to The Wall, VVMF makes the appropriate changes. 536 more words

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Wandering through History

It has been over ten years since I last visited my country’s capital, and as much as I remember dreading the weighty humidity and equally belligerent politics there, I began to have a longing for the showcase of culture and nationhood so prominently displayed just over 500 miles to the north of Charleston. 801 more words

Trips

"Welcome home and thank you for your service."

For the first time since we married several years ago, my husband and I do not have medical insurance through a private health insurer. Instead we are covered by two United States government programs.   379 more words

Health Care Financing

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Forgot that Sunday was Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Wanted to give thanks and appreciation to the Vietnam Veterans. They paid a high price there, and at home after the war.

Ramblings

The Rhodes less travelled

In the centre of Washington DC, the monuments are clustered, white and hard, like teeth in the jawbone of a titan. Pillars, rotundas, plinths, monoliths; all proclaim that this is the Forum of the new Rome. 814 more words

Columns

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Statues

Yesterday I posted photos of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall.  There are some statues throughout the area, though I am not sure I have photos of them all.   214 more words

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