Tag Archive: Army

A Selfless Hero: The Story of Donald Sloat

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On January 17, 1970, Donald Sloat went above and beyond the call of duty when he unhesitatingly covered an enemy grenade with his body, shielding and saving soldiers in his patrol. Sloat was… Continue reading

Warriors: Their Stories

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When we talk about Vietnam, who do we hear it from? In the sixties, not only was Vietnam brought to you by photojournalists who reported on the front lines, but this news was… Continue reading

LESSONS FROM WAR WITH GEN. ODIERNO PART 2

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This is another installment in our Lessons from War project, in which Jan C. Scruggs interviews prominent Americans about their experiences concerned the Vietnam War and veterans. Today we present the second half… Continue reading

Lessons From War With Gen. Odierno Part 1

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This is another installment in our Lessons from War project, in which Jan C. Scruggs interviews prominent Americans about their experiences concerning the Vietnam War and veterans. Today we present the first half… Continue reading

Sponsoring Names on The Wall

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By Colonel David A. Napoliello, USA (Ret.) The five men on The Wall that my wife and I have chosen to sponsor as part of the Faces Never Forgotten program lived varied lives… Continue reading

The Service Branch Challenge

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Dear Supporter: I was sitting down with highly decorated Vietnam veteran and retired Army General Barry McCaffrey to discuss the Education Center at The Wall campaign. During our conversation, a friendly challenge came… Continue reading

Hometown Heroes: Morgan City, LA

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http://www.buildthecenter.org Vietnam Casualties from Louisiana – 884 New Orleans – 164 Shreveport – 54 Lake Charles – 25 Alexandria – 22 Monroe – 22 Morgan City – 8 Remembrances and Photographs Posted on… Continue reading