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GUEST BLOG POST: “The Healing Power of the Wall some 42 years later”

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 by Bill Shugarts It was an unusually warm, Spring like day, March 1st at the Wall.  While working in the mid-morning hours, a gentleman came up to me and asked if I was… Continue reading

GUEST BLOG POST: Invisible Heroes

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By Kathy Guzzo Our son returned home after his enlistment in the USMC on Memorial Day. The first thing we all did was attend the Memorial Day Parade to honor Veterans who had… Continue reading

ON THE ROAD – HONORING THE FALLEN

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 by Jan C. Scruggs The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund now has over 30,000 photographs of the soldiers who lost their lives in Vietnam. We need these photographs to display in the Education Center… Continue reading

The Price for Your Dog Tag Has Already Been Paid

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By Jan Scruggs The political season is in full swing nationwide.  This election will be contentious and divisive…and guess what?  They all are.  Opposing sides use their most scathing rhetoric against each other… Continue reading

Conspicuous Heroism Celebrated Here

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By Jan C. Scruggs Crowds are flocking to see “Redtails”, a great action movie currently in theaters with enough aerial combat and excitement to keep anyone on the edge of their seats. The… Continue reading

THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL — A MODEL PARTNERSHIP ON AMERICA’S MALL By Jan C. Scruggs, Esq.

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I am essentially an association executive, the CEO of an organization, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF), which has a number of missions.  Our primary mission is completing the Education Center at The… Continue reading

Imitation Is The Highest Form of Flattery By Jan C. Scruggs, Esq.

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I have always enjoyed this quote. The words seem accurate enough. After all, there is no reason for most people to strive to be creative. It is easy enough to merely observe a… Continue reading

A QUIET INJURY: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Most people have heard of PTSD.  This is a common response to an event like being in a battle in Iraq, being shot by a criminal, being raped or surviving a serious car… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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Be Apart of Something Great Collecting a photo of each service member on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a huge challenge. However, it’s a challenge worthy of American heroes like Paul Archer and… Continue reading

Call for Photos comes to Jackson, Mississippi

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Jan on WLBT Jackson, MS