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Agent Orange Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Agent Orange Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial – AOVVM

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  1.  AOVVM is an online memorial honoring the lives of our veteran’s and their children lost to Agent Orange.     2.  Find us on facebook:  AOVVM on facebook   3.  ADD YOUR VETERAN OR THE VETERAN’S CHILD a.  To add your...
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Veteran who pleaded for quicker care dies of cancer

Robert Morgan, the veteran who pleaded for quicker care and said he thought he had cancer during a town hall meeting at the Nashville VA hospital, has died from the disease. “I’ll die, and the reason I’ll die is because I don’t receive timely care,”...
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Veteran’s death points to ongoing problems

Anyone can experience what Dave went through in Vietnam in a novel authored by an Ivy League graduate and Rhodes Scholar who joined the Marines out of patriotism and went through the hell of Vietnam experienced by his – and Dave Brott’s – generation. The novel,...
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Finishing a brother’s life’s work

“In an interview a few years back, I was asked, why? Why do I do so much for our Vietnam Veterans?  Without thinking, the words came out of my mouth, ‘It feels like I am extending my brother’s life’s work.’  And that is what helps me heal,” Finnemann said. “I believe that this...
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How to Honor your Veteran Lost to Agent Orange

How do we go about honoring the memory of our veteran lost to Agent Orange?  Fortunately there are several programs available to the families of veterans lost to Agent Orange.  They are as follows: 1)  Agent Orange Quilt of Tears The Quilts draw national attention...
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Vietnam veteran, lawyer was instrumental to many around him

    The attention to detail and meticulous research that made attorney Richard Coffelt a formidable adversary in the courtroom played a key role in his work establishing a database of Vietnam War veterans.   Coffelt, 79, died Wednesday at his Hays home.   He...
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Widow of a Vietnam Veteran: Flag is important to veterans and those who know them

Widow of a Vietnam Veteran: Flag is important to veterans and those who know them I think that the more one is attached to the military and sees the true efforts made on our behalf for our freedoms, the more the symbol of our country is important. My grandfather (late 1800s) was...
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Agent Orange takes another life: Jonathan Wild

Agent Orange takes another life: Jonathan Wild’s song of hope Jonathan’s story is sad — and familiar. He served in the Army, as an infantryman in Vietnam. As it was with most U.S. soldiers who fought in Southeast Asia, he was exposed to agent orange. The nature...
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VIETNAM VETERAN SUCUMBED TO AGENT ORANGE CANCER: Lompoc guitarist, singer battled cancer for four years

Lompoc guitarist, singer battled cancer for four years “A lot of people would have given up. He said, ‘I want to get better. I want to be a grandpa.’’’ It wasn’t the smoke, but a malignant tumor that was pushing on his vocal chords, Wild said...
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Somebody’s Shipmate

Somebody’s Shipmate John D. Hannah served his country honorably. Retired as a senior chief petty officer. Went back home to Illinois. His wife died, he took it hard. Dropped out of life as it is normally lived. Helped out with chores at a homeless shelter in Detroit, in...
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