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A journey of reconciliation to Vietnam draws U.S. veterans

A journey of reconciliation to Vietnam draws U.S. veterans


OregonLive.com

The trip back to Vietnam was a family affair for Tom, George and George Washington Whitehouse: The brothers both had fought in Vietnam. Both figured someday they'd return.

UA program reunites Vietnam veterans with long-lost dog tags

UA program reunites Vietnam veterans with long-lost dog tags


Arizona Daily Star

UA office makes first matches after inheriting program from now-defunct veterans group

Memoirs of an American Veteran’s Daughter Traveling Vietnam: South (Part 3) - Adventures & Sunsets

Memoirs of an American Veteran’s Daughter Traveling Vietnam: South (Part 3) - Adventures & Sunsets


Adventures & Sunsets

We had always known that Ho Chi Minh City, known during the war as Saigon, was where the largest visitable tunnel system (Cu Chi Tunnels) and the biggest war museum (War Remnants Museum) were.

Chaska Herald News Articles

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

Your one stop shop for both recent & historical online articles about the Waconia Lions in the Chaska Herald newspaper! September 2017 Carver County Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip Launch

A Marine is a Marine. No cute nicknames for women Marines…or was there?

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Enjoy the chuckle!  Attending a breakfast last week, hosted by Veterans Breakfast Club, Pittsburgh, PA, I had the pleasure of sitting beside Ruth Appleton, a WWII Marine.  During the event, Todd DePastino, Executive Director of VBC, inquires about the military names and acronyms given to women in the military during WWII.  Watch more from VBC’s […]

PBfit® Low Fat Peanut Butter | #1 Powdered Peanut Butter

PBfit® Low Fat Peanut Butter | #1 Powdered Peanut Butter

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

PBfit is a natural peanut butter powder with 90% less fat and 1/3 the calories of traditional peanut butter. Because it is a powder, it is easier to use in smoothies, baking, and shakes of all kinds! Today was national Peanut Butter day so we took a taste.  

Unused Eyeglasses Program

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

As part of our effort to support the Unused Eyeglass Program of the Minnesota Lions Vision Foundation, the Waconia Lions Club has established a collection point for unused glasses.  If you no longer need your glasses, please consider donating them. Why Donate Your Old Eyeglasses? Globally, one child in four cannot see well enough to […]

Natren probiotics

Natren probiotics

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

Only Natren selects the most scientifically-researched Probiotic species and strains. Only Natren formulates and manufactures its industry standard Probiotics in its own plant. And only Natren protects its Probiotic potency from manufacture through transportation – and through ingestion. Natren pioneered the Probiotics industry and company founder Natasha Trenev – the Mother of Probiotics – even coined the term Probiotics, which means “for life.” So you can be assured that Natren’s flagship supplement Healthy Trinity is your one trusted choice to […]

Cambridge, Princeton, Bletchley Park…acclaimed but condemned

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

During our 2017 May Tour,  Bomber Boys of the Royal Air Force & United States Army Air Force, we visit Bletchley Park, a quiet estate northwest of London, where civilians achieved one of the greatest accomplishments of WWII.  Brilliant cryptologist Alan Turing and his team of mathematicians toiled in prefabricated wooden bungalows behind the estate […]

NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Davis gives us his thoughts on Super Bowl LII

NFL Hall of Famer Terrell Davis gives us his thoughts on Super Bowl LII

by Nancy Melear @ FOX31 Denver

  Terrell Davis is adored by Bronco fans everywhere and he is an NFL legend… He also has BIG news he wants to share about a new Championship team he has formed.  By partnering with Kevin Schumacher, one of the top real estate agents in Colorado, together they have co-founded a new company called “The Terrell Davis Group @ eXp Realty” and he wants to personally share this exciting news with everyone in Colorado. The Terrell Davis Group @ eXp Realty delivers a full suite of real estate services for their clients […]

40 Years After Vietnam, Blue Water Navy Vets Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation — ProPublica

40 Years After Vietnam, Blue Water Navy Vets Still Fighting for Agent Orange Compensation — ProPublica


ProPublica

Though most didn’t step foot in Vietnam, some 90,000 Navy vets who served offshore may have been exposed to the chemical brew and seek benefits. The battle is playing out in the courts and in Congress. It boils down to a comma.

April 29: For Two Jews from Philadelphia – A Personal Holocaust Remembrance Day

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

April 24, 2017 is honored in Israel as Holocaust Remembrance Day…but for two Jewish men in Philadelphia, April 29 is the day that they celebrate a personal Holocaust Remembrance. One, Ernie Gross, born in Europe, the other, Don Greenbaum, in the USA, lived worlds apart until April 29, 1945, when their lives intersected at the […]

Who Were the First USO/NFL Tour Veterans?

Who Were the First USO/NFL Tour Veterans?


United Service Organizations

When the USO joined forces with the NFL in 1966 for a series of goodwill tours to visit U.S. military members stationed in Vietnam, four future Hall of Famers led the way.

Vietnam Cambodia Family Tour – 14 Days

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 14-day Vietnam Cambodia Family Tour Of Highlights allows your family not only to discover the most stunning landscapes like Halong bay, Mekong delta but also many other attractive ancient cities of Angkor Wat, Hoi An, Mekong and Hanoi ...

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Was the Body of the Clintons’ Former Housekeeper Found in Arkansas?

by David Mikkelson @ Snopes.com

The woman had supposedly disappeared after being abruptly dismissed in 1985 and was reportedly pregnant at the time of her death.

Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam

Guilt trips: war vets return to Vietnam


South China Morning Post

Haunted by their past, veterans of the Vietnam war are returning to former battlefields to make peace with the ghosts of the conflict and help those who are still picking up the pieces, writes Eric San Juan

Irish veterinary clinic seeking professional ‘cat cuddler’

Irish veterinary clinic seeking professional ‘cat cuddler’

by Web Staff @ FOX31 Denver

DUBLIN, Ireland – If you’re looking for a career change and you love cats – you may want to update your resume for this job. An Irish veterinary clinic is looking for a professional “cat cuddler.” Just Cats Veterinary Clinic & Cattery in Dublin recently posted the job on their website. The clinic said the ideal candidate should have “gentle hands” that can pet cats for long periods of time. The candidate should also be softly spoke and capable of […]

Third Tour in Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Planning My Return to Vietnam In Memory of Jack O’Neil Download the Third Tour Journal (PDF) At approximately 1700 hours 31 January 2015, Jack O’Neil died. Jack was my best friend. We first met on the airstrip at Quan Loi

Long awaited tribute by WWII Vet of Italian Campaign October 2016

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

In 2016, Don Rutter needed a passport to travel to Italy… in 1943, he jumped in with a “dog tag” as his id.   He retraced his steps, across Sicily, Salerno and more of the Italian Campaign.. with many long awaited moments, including this special one at the Commonwealth Cemetery near Siracusa, in Sicily.  

18 – Day Vietnam Cambodia Laos Family Holiday

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Vietnam Cambodia Laos Family Holiday For 18 Days covers up almost the best highlights, wonders of 3 countries including Halong bay, Hoi An, Luang Prabang, Angkor Wat and many other famous travel sites...

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What Currency Should I Take?

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

This all depends on where you’re from, but we certainly suggest you exchange some of your country’s currency into Vietnamese Dong so that you can experience our culture in a more meaningful way. Not to mention, some areas of the

Basic Vietnamese Phrases

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Basic Vietnamese phrases, with pronunciation, for activities, food, transportation and the days of the week. Pleasantries English Pronunciation Vietnamese Yes yaa vâng No khong không Maybe cawtey có thể You’re Welcome kohng sao doh không sao đâu No Thank You

Lincoln Theatre

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Lincoln Theatre began as a vaudeville and silent film house on U Street in 1922, in the midst of a period of change and new hopes. The historical U Street became known as “Black Broadway” during this time as it flourished into a hub of African American businesses and homes, with the Lincoln Theater at the center of it Continue Reading

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B-17: Mighty Fortress…tail gunner worked offense and defense.

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Aviation enthusiast Steve Groff offers a “fragment” of the many improvements made for the position of the tail gunners…who multi-tasked between offense and defense.  The tail gunner was charged to communicate to the bombardier on the success of his bomb drops, report to the rest of the crew on other planes in the formation, brave frigid wind blasting […]

The Real Story of Jane Fonda and the Vietnam Vets Who Hate Her

The Real Story of Jane Fonda and the Vietnam Vets Who Hate Her


Military.com

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A Tour Guide’s Guide to Vis, Croatia

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Note: This guide to Vis is part of my Tour Guide’s Super-Guide to Croatia. Click to see the rest, and for some preliminary Croatia info that would be useful for this guide! Vis is the tenth largest Adriatic island, and is home to many peaceful getaways. This guide to Vis should tell you all I have learned

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One minute from Omaha Beach

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

Many WWII tours visit the American Cemetery of Normandy; we add to the experience, taking you down to Omaha Beach, below the cemetery, where an estimated 2500 men died in a single twenty-four hour period on June 6, 1944, “D-Day.”    Our 2017 WWII Western Front Tour  will have a lengthy stop here.  Randy Ent, […]

Toddler shot by neighbor firing gun in Colorado Springs apartment

Toddler shot by neighbor firing gun in Colorado Springs apartment

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A toddler was shot by someone firing a gun in a neighboring apartment on Tuesday night, the Colorado Springs Police Department said. Police say the 1-year-old girl was taken to a hospital after being shot in the leg about 10:30 p.m. at the Alturas At Bell Tower Heights apartments on the southeast side of the city. They say she was seriously hurt but the wound isn’t life-threatening. Jair Isaza, the 26-year-old apartment resident who allegedly fired the […]

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

by MATTHEW DAE SMITH @ auburnpub.com - RSS Results

Larry Nassar is brought into court Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54, has admitted sexually assaulting athletes under the guise of medical treatment when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics, which as the…

Best Travel Deals for Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday 2017 | Veterans Advantage

Best Travel Deals for Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday 2017 | Veterans Advantage


Veterans Advantage

Cyber Monday and “Travel Tuesday” can offer up some enticing discounts on travel and travel-related purchases. We all want to get the best deal on our next vacation, and we will all likely need one after the stresses of the holidays! We have done our research and found the best travel deals available online so far for Cyber Monday 2017.

NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza Relighting Ceremony

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

We are delighted that on October 13, 2016 the new state-of-the-art LED lighting system will be illuminated. We invite you to celebrate with us.

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Justice Department threatens Denver with subpoena over sanctuary city policies

Justice Department threatens Denver with subpoena over sanctuary city policies

by Joe St. George @ FOX31 Denver

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Wednesday demanded the City and County of Denver turn over any documents related to sanctuary city policies or face a federal subpoena.

Stem Cell Therapy for Pain

Stem Cell Therapy for Pain

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

If you wake up every morning in pain, it’s time to take control of your health. There’s a new solution that requires no surgery and no downtime. And this revolutionary breakthrough medicine is now available to all of us, helping to diminish pain in your ankles, knees, hips, shoulders and even back and neck pain. You no longer have to live with pain thanks to the Stem Cell Institute of America. Find out if surgery-free stem cell treatments can help […]

Long Shadow: Memories of Vietnam

by Jessica Rebout @ The Highground

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com

Famous American Vietnam Vets - Vietnam War - HISTORY.com


HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Famous American Vietnam Vets, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Laser Slim 5280

Laser Slim 5280

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

Ed and his team have two great special offers just for Colorado’s Best viewers: First, get the new reduced price for Zerona. Get six Zerona Laser Treatments for just $199. That’s the lowest price Laser Slim has ever offered, but it’s only available to the first 10 callers. And for the new medically Directed Weight Loss program, get a free consolation plus 50% off!  And don`t forget to ask about their 20 pounds in 20 days challenge as well. Call […]

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: John Keefe found love for Marines in tours around world

Vietnam Veterans' Voices: John Keefe found love for Marines in tours around world


missoulian.com

John Keefe’s life has taken him around the world, from Europe and China to a pair of deployments in Korea and Vietnam during his time in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Vietnam Tours for US & Australian Veterans At Old Battle Fields

Vietnam Tours for US & Australian Veterans At Old Battle Fields


Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Vietnam Tour is commonly reserved for US & Australian veterans who engaged in Vietnam war in Hue,Khe Sanh,Vinh Moc,Danang, Chulai,Qui Nhon, Iron triangle,cu chi tunels

FACT CHECK: Did Jane Fonda Betray American POWs in North Vietnam?

FACT CHECK: Did Jane Fonda Betray American POWs in North Vietnam?


Snopes.com

The long-standing claim that Jane Fonda turned smuggled messages from U.S. POWs over to their North Vietnamese captors is false.

Authorities search for auto theft suspect in Jefferson County

Authorities search for auto theft suspect in Jefferson County

by Web Staff @ FOX31 Denver

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect that stole a vehicle in Gilpin County on Wednesday morning. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid-20s with a shaved head and was last seen wearing a blue jacket with a gray hoodie under the jacket, the sheriff’s office said. Authorities said the manhunt started with a report of a stolen vehicle from the Coyote Motel in Blackhawk in the 5000 block […]

Where did the “DC” in Washington DC Come From?

by admin @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

Have you ever wondered where the "DC" in Washington DC got there in the first place? So often we say the name that we generally do not give it much thought. Today we know that Washington DC is one of the most-powerful seats of government in the world. Before our United States Government convened in Washington DC, it spent time Continue Reading

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12-DAYS CAMBODIA & VIETNAM TOUR

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 12-day Vietnam Cambodia Promotion Tour to Angkor, Phnompenh, Halong, Hanoi brings you a chance to visit the best features, landscapes of each countries

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Veteran tour of Vietnam | Audley Travel

Veteran tour of Vietnam | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

This Audley itinerary allows you to learn about the Vietnam conflict, visiting battle sites & meeting war veterans.

‘Super blue blood moon’ will be visible in the U.S. on Jan. 31

‘Super blue blood moon’ will be visible in the U.S. on Jan. 31

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

INDIANAPOLIS — Americans can enjoy a special celestial event at the end of the month. NASA says a “super blue blood moon” will be visible in the early morning hours on Jan. 31. The full moon will be special for multiple reasons. It’s the third in a series of “supermoons,” when the moon is closer to the Earth and is about 14 percent brighter than usual. It’s the second full moon of the month, commonly known as a blue moon. […]

Fun Facts about Vietnam

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Hanoi is the capital city, while the currency is Dong Vietnam has a population of over 85 million We have one of the lowest unemployment rates among all developing countries. Vietnam has a literacy rate of 94%. Potbelly pigs are

Teen accused of killing 10-year-old refuses transfer from jail to court

Teen accused of killing 10-year-old refuses transfer from jail to court

by Kristin Haubrich @ FOX31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. – The teen accused of killing a 10-year-old refused to be transferred from jail to court on Wednesday. 15-year-old Aidan Zellmer will be charged as an adult for allegedly killing Kiaya Campbell on June 7 after leaving her father’s Thornton home to go to the store with the suspect. Zellmer was scheduled to be in Adam’s County Court on Wednesday at 11 a.m. for an advisement hearing but the hearing was pushed back after he refused to be […]

‘I just signed your death warrant:’ Former gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

‘I just signed your death warrant:’ Former gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

LANSING, Mich. -- A former Michigan sports doctor who parlayed his reputation and personal charm into years of sexual abuse of Olympic gymnasts and other young women was sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison after the riveting statements of more than 150 victims.

A Trip Back in Time to Vietnam – Part 2

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Day 3 – April 18 While at breakfast at the hotel, 8 Mig 21’s took off from Da Nang and flew right by our hotel. Those guys must get up real early. Pickup by our guide was at 0815. We

2015 Phelps Award Recipient General David H. Petraeus

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired) General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, Retired) is a Partner with the global financial investment firm KKR and the Chairman of the KKR Global Institute. He is also a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at the City University of New York’s Macaulay Honors College, a Judge Widney Professor... Read More

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Agent Orange curse: Vietnam vets can pass birth defects to their kids, new data suggests

Agent Orange curse: Vietnam vets can pass birth defects to their kids, new data suggests


Virginian-Pilot

In the first substantive analysis of data the VA has had for decades, The Virginian-Pilot's partner ProPublica has found that children born to veterans exposed to Agent Orange are a

The Vietnam War – McNamara’s Wall and those who designed it.

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

“I gave eight years of my life to the Vietnam War, ” writes Frank Tapparo (center in photo) from his home in Arlington, VA, and he regards the first years of his Vietnam service as “…the most interesting assignment in my professional career—and I’ve had some good ones.” Tapparo is one of the Vietnam Veterans […]

‘Enjoy Hell:’ Doctor’s Sentence Next for Assaulting Gymnasts

by Associated Press @ Snopes.com

Larry Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics.

Memorial Restoration In Progress

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

We are happy to announce that our Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Wall is undergoing a major restoration. Completion is scheduled for late Spring of 2016. We thank you for your patience.

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2014 Phelps Award Recipient

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

In 1979, Jan Scruggs conceived the idea of building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as a tribute to all who served during one of the longest wars in American history. Today, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is among the most visited memorials in the nation’s capital. Scruggs was a wounded and decorated veteran of... Read More

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IAN ANDERSON

IAN ANDERSON

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Ian Anderson, musician, composer, producer and founder of the British rock band Jethro Tull plays his flute during a concert 1987. (AP Photo/HO)

Veterans

by Diane Gresse @ Honor Flight Network

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The History of the Vietnam War & The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Guided Tour

The History of the Vietnam War & The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Guided Tour


Eventbrite

A two-part guided walking tour.  First we’ll learn about the history of the Vietnam War by exploring the Smithsonian’s “The Price of Freedom: Americans at War” exhibit (the Vietnam War section only) at the National Museum of American History.  Then we’ll walk one mile to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial to learn more about the history of “The Wall,” one of the most popular memorials in Washington, DC.  Throughout our tour we’ll also discover the role that journalism, the media, photography (some images of which are within the event description) and pop culture played in documenting and portraying the Vietnam War.Tour Schedule (Approximate Times)4:30 - 4:45 = Meeting point at the Smithsonian American History Museum, icebreaker introductions and pass through museum security.4:45 - 5:25 = Tour the Vietnam War section of the “Price of Freedom: Americans at War” exhibit.5:25 - 5:50 = Walk from the Smithsonian to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  5:50 - 6:45 = Tour the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and group reflections/discussion.Linkshttps://www.nps.gov/vive/index.htmhttp://thewall-usa.com/https://www.si.edu/Exhibitions/The-Price-of-Freedom-Americans-at-War-188https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_Warhttp://www.history.com/topics/vietnam-warEvent Details - Please Read Carefully!Registration: $6.00 per person with proceeds going to support our Washington, DC History & Culture programs.  As this is a limited space event the registration fee also helps reduce the number of people that RSVP and then “no-show,” which prevents others from participating.  Full refund if the event is cancelled or rescheduled, or if you change your RSVP from “yes” to “no” at least 48 hours beforehand. No one under 18 years of age permitted and those that do not RSVP in advance will be turned away (no exceptions).Weather: The event will take place light rain (sprinkles) or shine. If it’s on the calendar, then we’re proceeding as scheduled.Metro Station: The two closest Metro stations are Federal Triangle and the Smithsonian – National Mall.Parking: There is limited paid parking throughout the area - however, please note time limits and other restrictions.  Meeting Point: Smithsonian National Museum of American History - outside of the Madison Drive entrance (not the Constitution Ave. entrance).   Your Host: Robert Kelleman, the founder of Washington, DC History & Culture.Ending Point: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial.  Post-Event: TBD.Additional Questions: Anything that can’t be answered by the above event description, Google, or common sense please let us know.We look forward to seeing you - thanks! Robert Kellemanrkelleman@yahoo.com

MAYA CRUISE HALONG BAY TOUR – 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHT

by Ha Nguyen @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

Those who choose Maya for a Halong Bay cruise can expect the experience to include more than mere scenery, as impressive as that is in Halong. We provide our clients opportunities to learn about Vietnamese culture while on board, including the popular cooking demonstration where you can make your own spring rolls. Maya passengers can […]

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Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

by By DAVID EGGERT and MIKE HOUSEHOLDER Associated Press @ auburnpub.com - RSS Results

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Larry Nassar found competitive gymnastics to be a "perfect place" for his crimes because victims saw him as a "god" in the sport, a prosecutor said Wednesday, shortly before the former doctor was to be sentenced…

Charles Sumner School

by James Rider @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Charles Sumner School in Washington, D.C., named after U.S. Senator Charles Sumner, dates back to 1872. It was designed by Adolph Cluss, a German-born architect who was also known for his work on other significant schools and museums in the city. The school was one of the first to accommodate the Black community in the nation—and it was the Continue Reading

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Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Mary McLeod Bethune Council House is a national historic site in Washington, D.C. preserving the memory of one of the most prominent African American women in history. The site is a three-story Victorian townhouse and a two-story carriage house, in which the National Archives for Black Women’s History is housed. Since the years Bethune resided here from 1943 to Continue Reading

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Honor Flight Pittsburgh | Honoring Veterans of Western Pennsylvania

Honor Flight Pittsburgh | Honoring Veterans of Western Pennsylvania


Honor Flight Pittsburgh | Honoring Veterans of Western Pennsylvania

Honor Flight Pittsburgh ~ Our program is just a small token of our appreciation for those that gave so much.

In Memory Program Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund in Washington D.C.

by admin @ The Highground

VVMF’s In Memory program honors Vietnam veterans whose lives were cut short as a result of their service in Vietnam, but are not eligible for inscription on The Wall under Department of Defense guidelines. In Memory is a way that Vietnam veterans can be honored on the National Mall.  In Memory program had honored more […]

Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

TRIP OVERVIEW The Waconia Lions Club is planning a memorial trip to Washington DC for Carver County Veterans from the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  The entire trip will be provided to eligible area Veterans at no cost, is set to take place on April 25th of 2018, and includes the following: Transportation between Waconia and the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport Round […]

Waconia Sun Patriot Articles

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

Your one stop shop for both recent & historical online articles about the Waconia Lions in the Waconia Sun Patriot newspaper! November 2017 Waconia Lions Club Takes Vets To Washington September 2017 Carver County Korean & Vietnam Memorial Trip Launch November 2015 Military Mailing Program March 2015 Waconia Lions Christmas Party January 2015 Wild Game Dinner October 2014 Military Mailing […]

Quilt Show and Raffle / Veterans Annual Raffle

by Jessica Rebout @ The Highground

Honor Flight: Vietnam veterans get their day in Washington

Honor Flight: Vietnam veterans get their day in Washington


Omaha.com

The veterans arrived on four chartered jets. They boarded buses that took them to the National Mall, where they presented a wreath at the Vietnam memorial. They traced the names

75 Highway 1 PCH Road Trip Stops for the Off-the-Beaten-Path Explorer

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

 You absolutely must do a highway 1 road trip when visiting California, and these PCH road trip stops are sure to pique your interest in lots of lesser known and off-the-beaten-path places. These 75 stop ideas on PCH will cover the highway’s entire length, beginning in the North (Leggett) and ending in Dana Point. Because

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial Information Guide

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Information Guide


Old Town Trolley Tours

Learn about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC with our complete information guide featuring historical facts, interactive map, pictures, and things to do nearby.

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

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Christina Barba gives her victim impact statement during the sixth day of Larry Nassar's sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics,…

Meli’s Monster Cookies

Meli’s Monster Cookies

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

Gluten Free. Gluten-free can taste amazing! They only purchase oats certified gluten-free. They came to market because there was a need for a better tasting, gluten-free cookie. None of the typical gluten substitutes, which can result in dry tasting cookies. Consumers love the moist and chewy texture of Meli’s Monster Cookies! www.meliscookies.com/  

Meridian Hill Park

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

Some might know it informally as “Malcolm X Park”, but the official name of this historical landmark is Meridian Hill Park. Since the creation of Washington, D.C. the hill, which sits exactly north of the White House, had been marked by President Jefferson as the line known as the prime meridian—thus, the “White House Meridian”. The hill had been a Continue Reading

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Visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Visiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial


Washington.org

What is the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and where is it?

Anacostia Community Museum

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Anacostia Community Museum (ACM) is one of the twenty museums under the Smithsonian Institute. It represents the Anacostia neighborhood in Washington, D.C., of which the majority of the population has been African American since the 1960s. At this time the Smithsonian’s secretary S. Dillon Ripley proposed to create a museum that could reach this demographic and encourage attendance to Continue Reading

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2016 Phelps Award Recipient General John M. Keane

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

General John M. Keane, United States Army, Retired General Jack Keane is president, GSI Consulting. He serves as chairman of the Institute for the Study of War and the Knollwood Foundation, is a director of General Dynamics, the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, the Smith Richardson Foundation, and a former and recent member, for... Read More

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2016 Vietnam Veterans Day

by Help Desk @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

On Saturday, April 2, 2014 at 55 Water Street the 2016 Vietnam Veterans Day will be held. This is a rain or shine event. All events are free and open to all veterans and their guests. Please be sure to RSVP. For the most up-to-date information, please see www.uwvc.org/vietnam.  

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Scientists successfully clone monkeys; could humans be next?

Scientists successfully clone monkeys; could humans be next?

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For the first time, researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step closer to being able to do the same with humans. (Jan. 24)

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO MATTIE, NOT MADDIE - Former U.S. National Gymnastics team member and world championship silver medalist Mattie Larson addresses Larry Nassar, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Ingham County Circuit Court in Lansing, Mich. Nassar, 54,…

Video shows Los Angeles officer pull student off train, arrest her for having foot on seat

Video shows Los Angeles officer pull student off train, arrest her for having foot on seat

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

LOS ANGELES — A use-of-force investigation is underway after an 18-year-old woman was pulled off a Metro train and arrested Monday afternoon by a Los Angeles Police Department officer who she said confronted her for having her foot on a train seat. The incident was captured in a cellphone video that was shared on Facebook, earning more than 6 million views. Brock Bryan, who recorded the 10 1/2-minute video, can be heard objecting to the teen’s treatment by the officer, alongside […]

Tourist Hot Spots

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Nowadays, tourist hot spots like the Mekong Delta are very popular types of tours in South Vietnam, similar to tours around Ha Long Bay in the North. That is why the main part of Mekong Delta is touristy. Our guests

Theme Tours or Focus Specific Tours

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our theme tours are created with a different level of interest for each group. From simple arts and crafts style activities to more in depth, meaningful relationships. It’s possible for you to meet local residents and help improve their lifestyle

Vietnam War Memorial

by Diane Gresse @ Honor Flight Network

Photos of the the Vietnam War Memorial, Washington, D.C. Click photos for enlarged views. 12►

Dog nearly dies from severe burns caused by human hair dye

Dog nearly dies from severe burns caused by human hair dye

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Pinellas County Animal Services is sharing a disturbing story to warn pet owners of the dangers of using human hair dye on pets. Violet, a 5-pound white Maltese mix, is currently recovering after receiving extensive burns from hair dye. Most of the photos of her injuries are very graphic. According to animal services, Violet was dyed with a purple hair dye that was intended for humans. As a result, Violet’s eyes were swollen shut, she was limp […]

12 Must-See Day Trips from Split, Croatia

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Note: These Day Trips from Split are part of my Tour Guide’s Super-Guide to Croatia. Click to see the rest, and for some preliminary Croatia info that would be useful for this guide! Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the capital of the Dalmatian Coast. It contains one of the busiest harbors in Europe

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IN-DEPTH VIETNAM STUDY TOUR FOR 14 DAYS

by Thanh Loan @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 14-day Vietnam Tour For Oversea Students from Hanoi to Saigon via Hoi An gives you a wide knowledge about Vietnam's history, landscapes, people & relics in which you can have chances to explore the splendid beauties of Halong Bay, Hanoi then onward to Central of Vietnam to glance at Hue, Hoi An and the final destination is Saigon with Mekong Delta...

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PHOTOS and VIDEO: Crews battling fire at Waterloo recycling business

PHOTOS and VIDEO: Crews battling fire at Waterloo recycling business

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WATERLOO – Firefighters are on the scene of a large fire at a scrap yard northwest of town.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot

Vietnam Veterans Memorial | (Visitor's Guide) | Free Tours by Foot


Free Tours by Foot

This post is a guide to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, known popularly as "The Vietnam Wall", with tips on how to find particular names.

Emotions spill over as Auburn-area veterans tour war memorials in nation's capital

Emotions spill over as Auburn-area veterans tour war memorials in nation's capital


Auburn Citizen

WASHINGTON D.C. — They'd rode on a bus for hours Friday, some not knowing what to expect. John Morabito and Michael Trapani almost decided not to go on the veterans'

Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal

Trump to Schumer: No wall, no DACA deal

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump blasted Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer’s decision to pull a border wall from negotiations over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, saying a wall is required as part of any potential deal. “Cryin’ Chuck Schumer fully understands, especially after his humiliating defeat, that if there is no Wall, there is no DACA. We must have safety and security, together with a strong Military, for our great people!” the president tweeted Tuesday night. Cryin’ Chuck […]

Today’s Deal: 50% to the Winter Brew Fest!

Today’s Deal: 50% to the Winter Brew Fest!

by Travis Dooley Harrison @ FOX31 Denver

Description: The Winter Brew Fest at the Mile High Station is on January 26th and 27th 2018! General Admission is from 7pm-10pm. With your commemorative glass sample over 100 brews from more than 45 breweries. The Winter Brew Fest will celebrate craft beverages from around Colorado and beyond. Also features: live music, food and other vendors. This event benefits Swallow Hill Music Association. Warm up with unlimited tastings of some of the best brews available-souvenir glass included. Offer: $20 for $40 General […]

Mother: School Shooting Took Life of a ‘Perfect Sweet Soul’

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Secret Holt said her daughter Bailey was a "perfect sweet soul." She also told KFVS that the "horrific act of violence" is "just unbearable" for her family.

Best Highlights of Vietnam & Myanmar Tour

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 17-day Best Highlights of Vietnam & Myanmar Tour brings you a chance to explore famous travel attractions of Halong bay, Hanoi, Hoi An, Mekong, Bagan, Inle, Yangon, Mandalay to know more about authentic cultures, traditions and landscapes of each country

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Adventure & Sunset Guide to Manly Beach, Sydney, Australia

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

As the wise tale goes, Manly Beach is 7 miles from Sydney and 1000 miles from care. This guide to Manly Beach comes from experience, because I was lucky enough to live in the gorgeous place for about 5 months. During this time I got to know it and its unique charm quite well. Everyone has

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UPDATE: Vets take emotional trip to D.C.

UPDATE: Vets take emotional trip to D.C.


Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

WATERLOO — The Waterloo West High School Class of 1965 gave a lot —- and paid a dear price — in the Vietnam War. And a large number of members

Blood Drive

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

The Waconia Lions Club sponsors an American Red Cross bloodmobile at Southview Elementary School in October and March each year.  You can help the Waconia Lions celebrate over 40 years of partnering with the American Red Cross by donating a unit of precious, lifesaving blood.  In just an hour, and with a single unit of […]

MAYA CRUISE HALONG BAY TOUR – 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT

by Ha Nguyen @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

DAY 1: HANOI – HAI PHONG  – LAN HA BAY – HALONG BAY (L/D) 09h00: You will be pick up  from Hanoi Old Quarter to take the highway to Got Port, Haiphong where we arrive at around 11h30 12h00: Transfer by tender to the MAYA CRUISE. On the way to the main boat, you will have a chance to see […]

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Trump's stop in Vietnam a poignant one for U.S. veterans

Trump's stop in Vietnam a poignant one for U.S. veterans


U.S.

Whether they like President Donald Trump or not, the U.S. veterans who gather at Hoa's Place in Danang show little concern that he avoided the war that marked their lives.

Starbucks Gives Workers Raises, Stock Grants Due to Tax Law

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Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock bonuses in 2018, citing recent tax reform.

Turkey vows to widen offensive against Syrian Kurds

Turkey vows to widen offensive against Syrian Kurds

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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, center, top army commanders and family members attend funeral prayers for Sergeant Musa Ozalkan, the first Turkish soldier to be killed in Turkey's cross-border Operation Olive Branch on a Kurdish held enclave in northern Syria,…

Relay For Life

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

The Relay for Life event is held annually each August at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.  The focus of this event is to bring the community together in the fight against cancer by helping to raise funds for the research necessary to find a cure for cancer.  This family oriented event features recognition and remembrance ceremonies, […]

2014 Honoree of the Year Jan Scruggs

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

2014 – Jan Scruggs In 1979, Jan Scruggs conceived the idea of building the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., as a tribute to all who served during one of the longest wars in American history. Today, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is among the most visited memorials in the nation’s capital. Scruggs was a wounded... Read More

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Photos of Hanoi

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Take a virtual walk through the streets of Hanoi. Enjoy the sites and color photos of Hanoi as we step back in time with some of our favorite memories. Traveling to Vietnam, Laos or Cambodia? Contact Us! We’re able to

Elton John says upcoming tour will be his last

Elton John says upcoming tour will be his last

by Joe Dahlke @ FOX31 Denver

NEW YORK — Elton John is retiring from the road after his upcoming three-year global tour, capping nearly 50 years on stages around the world, and says he’s hoping to go out “with a bang.” “I’ve had a good run, I think you’d admit that,” John said Wednesday. He added that he wanted to “leave people thinking, ‘I saw the last tour and it was fantastic.'” The 70-year-old singer, pianist and composer said he wanted to spend time with his […]

A Roadtrip Through Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Days 12- 21): African Daily Journal + Photos

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Here is the second installment of my daily travel journaling and photos from my grand African adventure – this time from Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe! Read the first installment from Namibia here.  I want to apologize for this writing being a bit less than professional – but I kept it journal-style and how it would

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Vietnam War Veterans Memorials

by Diane Gresse @ Honor Flight Network

Photos of the the Vietnam War Veterans Memorials, Washington, D.C. Click photos for enlarged views.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Tour Washington DC - Washington DC Group Tours

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Tour Washington DC - Washington DC Group Tours


Tour Washington DC - Washington DC Group Tours

You can visit the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington DC as a Part of any of Our Customized Group Tours. Call Toll-Free 888-796-8763 to Learn More.

Poinsettia Project

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

Every December, the Waconia Lions Club donates poinsettia plants to residents in local Waconia nursing homes, assisted living residences, care centers and other senior housing.  The bright red plants have brought cheer to the lives of many during the holiday season and we look forward to continuing the tradition in years to come.  It is […]

Is a ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Sequel Being Released in 2018?

by Arturo Garcia @ Snopes.com

Teasers posted online are actually promoting an Australian travel campaign.

Why feminists want Mila Kunis to turn down a Harvard award

Why feminists want Mila Kunis to turn down a Harvard award

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BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University theater group with an all-male cast is under fire from critics who say it should allow women onstage — and they're asking Mila Kunis to take up their cause.

We Offer the Best Guides for Every Tour

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

Our military or veteran tours are very unique and are second to none because we have the best guides in the business. We’re very proud to be able to offer this type of tour of Vietnam. More Fun Travel is

US rejects Venezuela's call for

US rejects Venezuela's call for "snap" presidential election

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The U.S. State Department has rejected a call by Venezuela's ruling party to hold early presidential elections.

In Memoriam of Harry Bridgwood

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

  IN MEMORIAM Harry Bridgwood Chairman of the Friends of Vietnam Veterans Plaza 1945 to 2016 We bid farewell to Harry Bridgwood, a most remarkable man who dedicated himself to bringing honor, respect and assistance to veterans of every era. Harry served his country as a USMC Vietnam Era veteran, and afterwards served the people of... Read More

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Transformational Music Festivals in South & Central America to Add to Your Bucket List

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Transformational music festivals in South & Central America have not caught on as much as some places in the world, but they are definitely on their way. If you’re new to the term, transformational festivals are music festivals that focus on much more that music – they focus on all possible outlets of creativity, expression,

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16th Street Mall redesign would increase sidewalk space, put buses in middle, add trees

16th Street Mall redesign would increase sidewalk space, put buses in middle, add trees

by Chuck Hickey @ FOX31 Denver

DENVER — The city and county of Denver and RTD have put forth a reconstruction design plan of the 16th Street Mall that would expand sidewalks for walking, cafe seating and other activities, and add more trees, it was announced Wednesday. The redesign of the pedestrian mall in downtown would move transit lanes to the center or offset-center of each block as a way to enhance the mall experience for visitors while improving pedestrian safety and mobility. The proposed plan […]

There’s a New Sailing Week in Portugal This Summer, and It’s Going to be Huge

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Yep, that’s right, a company just started up that will be doing a yacht week-esque (yet more adventurous) sailing week in Portugal, and it’s going to be massive. I’m not entirely sure why no one has thought of this yet, but The Ocean Week is truly innovative in its idea to bring fun-filled yacht sailing

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Did Any Soldiers Serve Throughout the Vietnam War? | HistoryNet

Did Any Soldiers Serve Throughout the Vietnam War? | HistoryNet


HistoryNet

Did any soldiers serve throughout the entire Vietnam War?

Annual UllrGrass Music & Beer Festival

Annual UllrGrass Music & Beer Festival

by Nancy Melear @ FOX31 Denver

Winter is coming and so is the UllrGrass Music & Beer Festival! Held in the Rocky Mountain foothills of Golden, Colorado, the three-day UllrGrass Festival takes place January 26-28, 2018 in Parfet Park with night shows at New Terrain Brewery.  Festival-goers dress in Viking regalia to celebrate the Norse God of winter, bluegrass music and craft beer.  Named one of the top ten outdoor festivals in Colorado by the Westword, UllrGrass 2018 features a broad music line up with artists from Nashville to Colorado including the UllrGrass All-Stars (with […]

One Day in Estonia: Visiting Tallinn Old Town (Photos)

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Tallinn, Estonia is a bit more of an off-the-beaten-track capital to visit in Europe, but if you can spend at least one day in Estonia you must visit Tallinn Old Town. An old Baltic Sea port, Tallinn’s old town stands sentinel over the sea and is complimented by quite a modern ‘new’ town behind it,

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13-Day Vietnam and Laos Tour In Focus

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 13-day Vietnam and Laos Tour in Focus starting from Saigon via Hoi An, Halong bay till Hanoi then onward to Luang Prabang, Vientiane allows you to visit the most attractive places in each country

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Easter Egg Hunt

by waconialions @ Waconia Lions Club

The Waconia Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt event is held annually on the day before Easter Sunday at Bayview Elementary and Ritchie Wagner Park. Children first participate in the customer parade that is judged by the Easter Bunny.  The top six costumes from the parade receive special prizes, but all children in attendance are presented […]

Blue Sky Science: How do cows make milk?

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In order for a cow to make milk, she first needs to get pregnant. Then hormones cause the cells in the udder to grow — and grow.

The US veterans going back to live in Vietnam

The US veterans going back to live in Vietnam


BBC News

More than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam war dozens of ageing former American soldiers have gone back - and have succeeded in finding peace.

Howard Theatre

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The Howard Theatre is one of the most notable theaters in Washington, D.C. At the time of its opening in 1910 it was considered to be largest colored one of its kind, as it mostly catered towards African Americans; however, it soon gained the nickname “Theater of the People” because during a time of segregation, the venue provided a place Continue Reading

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5 must-see shows during the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase

5 must-see shows during the Tucson Gem, Mineral and Fossil Showcase

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The annual event — Visit Tucson calls it the “world’s greatest treasure hunt” — officially kicks off Jan. 27 and continues through Feb. 11. By Gloria Knott, Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Why US veterans are returning to Vietnam

Why US veterans are returning to Vietnam


The Christian Science Monitor

Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.'

Gymnastics Doctor Sentenced to 40 to 175 Years in Prison

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A former sports doctor who admitted molesting the nation's top gymnasts was sentenced to prison by a judge who told him, "I just signed your death warrant."

6TH ANNUAL BIG APPLE RUN FOR THE WARRIORS®

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

Hope For The Warriors® is pleased to announce the 6th Annual Big Apple Run For The Warriors®. This race is dedicated to the men and women wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan, their families, and families of the fallen. It is a celebration of their strength and resolve and a promise to continue restoring self, family,... Read More

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Drama club: Cavaliers hold meeting to vent frustration

Drama club: Cavaliers hold meeting to vent frustration

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Cleveland's drama club is acting up again.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

Nestled atop a hill, above the Anacostia River in Southeast Washington, D.C., is the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. A former home, it is now a museum to honor one of the most notable African American abolitionists, writers, and orators during the 19th century. Frederick Douglass bought the house in 1877 and named it Cedar Hill, where he resided for Continue Reading

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Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

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The mother of a young victim of a former sports doctor who sexually assaulted young gymnasts has sharp words for those critical of the role parents played in the abuse. (Jan. 23)

Thank you for your kind words!

by More Fun Travel @ More Fun Travel

More Fun Travel and our professional team of tour guides enjoy meeting people, from all over the world, traveling to Vietnam. They bring joy to our hearts and we look forward to meeting them again on another adventure tour with

Tigres de Detroit dicen que Fulmer y Martínez regresan

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DETROIT (AP) — Michael Fulmer y el venezolano Víctor Martínez se están recuperando de sus lesiones y regresarán para las prácticas de primavera, aseguró el general mánager de los Tigres de Detroit, Al Ávila.

US rejects Venezuela's call for

US rejects Venezuela's call for "snap" presidential election

by Ariana Cubillos @ missoulian.com - RSS Results

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2017 file photo, Venezuela's Constitutional Assembly poses for an official photo after being sworn in, at the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela. On Jan. 23, 2018, the assembly ordered presidential elections by April 30.…

A greeting from Luxembourg…

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

In Luxembourg, during our September 2017 tour, acclaimed historian Roland Gaul will host our group for a reception commemorating the 28th Infantry Division, PA’s National Guard, credited for the liberation of Luxembourg in 1944-45.  Traveling in our group, former 28th ID Commander Major General Wesley “Wes” Craig (2003-05).   Join us for this very special […]

Phyllis Wheatley YWCA

by James Rider @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

The YWCA is a global organization that dates back to 1855. It started in London when philanthropist Mary Jane Kinnaird founded the North London Home to help house and support single women migrating into the city. She then merged the Home with the Prayer Union, an organization started by Christian activist Emma Robarts, to create the first YWCA in 1877. Continue Reading

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Vietnam Veterans Day Video

by lfiordiliso @ Friends of the Vietnam Veterans Plaza

Names of the 1,741 soldiers from New York City killed in Vietnam rang from the pulpit of a Downtown church. Their names were followed by a reading of the 99 New Yorkers who have died in post-9/11 conflicts. The solemn reading of names on Saturday, April 2, held for the first time at Elizabeth Seaton... Read More

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National D-Day Memorial: Veteran remarked “our stripes didn’t look like that”

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

The National D-Day Memorial sits on a bluff overlooking the town of Bedford, Virginia.  Bedford sustained the highest per capita D-Day losses than any other town in America ….a town of 3,000 lost nineteen “boys” serving with the 116th Regiment of the 29th ID.  Three more were lost within days. “The ultimate D-Day sacrifice.”  Alex Kershaw, […]

AA Civil War Memorial and Museum

by Emily Yang @ Tour Washington DC – Washington DC Group Tours

In 1998, the African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation dedicated a memorial to honor the members of the United States Colored Troops (USCT) during the war. These troops span from people of African to Hispanic descent who have played a role in supporting the Union and fighting slavery. A year later, a museum opened on the historic U Street Continue Reading

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5-DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE TOUR WITH FLAMINGO CRUISE

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This 5-DAY SPECIAL PACKAGE TOUR WITH FLAMINGO CRUISE is a great combination to discover the best highlights of Northern Vietnam with World Wonders, natural landscapes, people

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Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later

Agent Orange catching up to Vietnam veterans decades later


Military Times

Thousands of Vietnam vets who returned home unaware that they had been exposed to the same toxic dioxin that was meant to combat their enemies. Now, decades later, Agent Orange is catching up with them.

Return to Vietnam: Veterans travel back to war zone for first time

Return to Vietnam: Veterans travel back to war zone for first time


FOX31 Denver

HANOI, Vietnam -- With Veteran’s Day approaching, FOX31 Denver’s Jeremy Hubbard traveled 8,000 miles to Vietnam with a group of U.S. veterans who haven’t been back since the war ended. And those veterans were surprised by what they found.With its pristine beaches in Da Nang, bustling cities like Nha Trang and commerce that flows as freely as the waters of the muddy Mekong River, the Vietnam of today isn’t exactly the image of a war-torn country.

Retirement brings peace for some Vietnam vets, distress for others

Retirement brings peace for some Vietnam vets, distress for others


Daily Southtown

Vietnam vets are asked how they feel today about their tours of duty, coming home and the issues that linger.

Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip

Korean & Vietnam Veterans Memorial Trip


Waconia Lions Club

TRIP OVERVIEWThe Waconia Lions Club is planning a memorial trip to Washington DC for Carver County Veterans from the Korean and Vietnam Wars.  The entire trip will be provided to eligible area Veterans at no cost, is set to take place on April 25th of 2018, and includes the following: Transportation between Waconia and the

A Tour Guide’s Guide to Split, Croatia: Adventures, Food, + Nightlife

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Note: This guide to Split is part of my Tour Guide’s Super-Guide to Croatia. Click to see the rest, and for some preliminary Croatia info that would be useful for this guide! Split, Croatia is the second largest city in the country and the capital of the Dalmatian Coast. This Guide to Split encompasses everything I have

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Day Turner – gold lettering sets his headstone apart

by Dog Tag Tours @ Dog Tag Tours

March 25  – National Medal of Honor Day Like the dog tags they wore, the alabaster crosses marking the graves of our military dead are equal, regardless of rank or branch of service.  Only the gold lettering sets apart the headstones of those whose service was deemed “above and beyond the call of duty.” At the American […]

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

Prosecutor: Breadth of doctor's crimes is 'nearly infinite'

by Dale G Young @ auburnpub.com - RSS Results

Larry Nassar looks at the gallery in the court during the sixth day of his sentencing hearing Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Lansing, Mich. Nassar has admitted sexually assaulting athletes when he was employed by Michigan State University and USA…

Austin City Limits Festival Review + Guide

by KimmConn @ Adventures & Sunsets

Austin, Texas: as somebody at the festival described to me, it’s a a blueberry amongst a sea of tomato soup. I’m still not entirely positive that this was the best analogy to use, but I’ll go with it – it’s a burst of sweet among a sea of mediocre, a pop of blue in a

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16-Day Myanmar & Vietnam Family Tour

by Viet Long @ Vietnam Tours, Indochina Tours to Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand

This Myanmar & Vietnam Family Tour For 16 Days takes you to visit best travel attraction of Yangon, Began, Mandalay & Inle cum Hoi An, Halong bay, Mekong Delta, Hanoi... Through this tour, your family takes a chance to experience typical cultures, traditions & lifestyles of its own country

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