Tag Archive: DC

My War Story

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This is the third installment of our Lessons From War series, but we’re doing it a little bit different this week. Let us know what you think. Two young men from the Bronx,… Continue reading

Farewell to a Dear Friend

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Vietnam veterans lost one of their biggest advocates on Tuesday. Carol Haberchak of Pittsburgh, Penn. passed away. She was 65. For the last three years, she sought out photos of the fallen heroes… Continue reading

The Grass is Always Greener at The Wall

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Scattered storms in the past couple of weeks have produced heavy rainfall totals and even isolated flooding in parts of the District, but Washington is not immune from the drought conditions affecting nearly… Continue reading

Storytellers in Training

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Stories need to be told. Thousands of stories of lives cut short are behind the 58,282 names etched on the granite Vietnam Veterans Memorial. And there are millions more of the veterans who… Continue reading

Lessons From War

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Today we’re launching our Lessons From War project that features interviews with prominent Americans who served during Vietnam or have other ties to the Vietnam War, as well as other military operations. Jan… Continue reading

Invisible Wounds Require Visible Support

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It’s hard to imagine what the top enlisted man in the Army and a 10-year-old girl have in common. On Thursday morning, those two joined many others to mark National PTSD Awareness Day… Continue reading

Why I Volunteer at The Wall

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                                       Lt. Col. Anthony V. Fasolo, USA (Ret) This past Memorial Day I volunteered to take part in a special ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C., marking 50 years since the United States became… Continue reading

A Day at The Wall

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Diane Flom had never been to Washington, D.C., and her husband, Jerry, hadn’t been since he was a kid. The last time he was here, it was winter and he didn’t remember the… Continue reading

Father’s Day Ceremony Creates Community Among Strangers

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“You look like you need a hug. I don’t know you, but you look like you need a hug.” The women, strangers, share a teary embrace at The Wall. “I miss my dad,”… Continue reading

No Veteran Left Behind

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No veteran should be left behind, or forgotten and this week, we take another step to ensure that never happens. On June 14, we are honoring those who have died causes related to… Continue reading