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And then there was one: UWM students on mission to find photo of U.S. Marine Willie Bedford

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A team of students and a their lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are working to preserve the legacy of Vietnam veterans killed in combat. 177 more words

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Three names, three lives: UWM students need your help to complete important mission

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — A project to preserve the legacy of Vietnam veterans killed in combat is nearly complete. College students from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have been helping find photographs of those faces. 435 more words

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More Than 40 Years Later, Air Force Captain Accounted For, Honored in D.C.

 Written by Communications Intern, Kalli McCoy

On December 30, 1969, Captain Douglas David Ferguson of Tacoma, Washington was on an armed reconnaissance mission over Houaphan Province, Laos. 719 more words

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Ceremony on Mother's Day to honor seven name additions, five status changes to The Wall

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.  853 more words

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Putting a face with a name: UW-Milwaukee students help make history complete

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Some University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students are helping make history. Their mission is to track down photos to go with veterans whose names are on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. 518 more words

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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

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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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