Tag Archive: The Wall

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

It’s Time for More Than a Parade

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Headlines over the past few days, including an AP article picked up by many of the nation’s newspapers, are lamenting that there is no national parade being planned for veterans returning from Iraq.… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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A Time to Remember “The beginning of the end of war lies in remembrance,” wrote Herman Wouk.  True, as a nation and a people, we must remember why we chose to fight and… Continue reading

Site Summary for Scranton, PA

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 SITE: Scranton, PA                         DATES: October 6-9, 2011               ATTEND: 12,500 We started our journey to Nay Aug… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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A Christmas in Vietnam There is nothing quite like the Holiday Season.   Everything about this time of year brings a smile to your face.  I’m talking about the spirit of Christmas – giving… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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America is at War?  News to many Americans, but not all. For more than a decade, U.S. troops have been engaged in dangerous combat thousands of miles from home. The deaths, injuries and long term… Continue reading

America’s Legacy of Service by Jan C. Scruggs

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  The Things They Carried to The Wall Author Tim O’Brien did something most of us can only dream of. That something all came from his experience in the rice paddies of Vietnam where… Continue reading

Finally a Fitting Tribute by Jan C. Scruggs

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For almost 30 years, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been an unequalled place of remembrance.  Each year, millions of people visit the memorial. Most of them have their own story that brought them there. Here is one… Continue reading

The Wall That Heals Site Summary For Sanford, NC

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SITE  SUMMARY SITE: Sanford NC DATES: Sep 29-Oct 3, 2011 ATTEND: 8,500 ESCORT:  85 PHOTO’S:12 OTHER INFORMATION: We started our adventure toSanfordwith the motor cycle escort at Harley-Davidson ofAshevillewith our good friend Ob… Continue reading