Creating Vietnam Veterans

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When the Lord was creating Vietnam veterans, He was into His 6th day of overtime when an angel appeared. "You're certainly doing a lot of fiddling around on this one." And God said, "Have you seen the specs on this order? A Nam vet has to be able to run 5 miles through the bush with a full pack on

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ARMY

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The following prose, titled The Wall, was written in tribute to the many brave patriots who died in service to their flag and country while serving in Vietnam. G. Cargo MACV 1968,1969 How many comrades, dear to heart Reside in name and spirit on it's slate black granite panels? Their souls reach out to you And touch yours, accross the narrow pathway That seperates today from the past And in confus

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ARMY

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I was drafted into the Army on February 2, 1968 at Fort Wayne in Detroit Michigan. I was stationed at Fort Knox, Ky for Basic Combat Training then, did my Advanced Individual Training stint at Fort Bragg, NC before shipping out to Vietnam in September of 1968. As a Radio Telephone Operator I was fortunate to be assigned to serve with D Troop 3rd Squadron 5th Cavalry Regiment(Air) at Camp Bearcat a

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Gazing at GRAM

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Gazing at GRAM is a specialized tour program for groups of 10 to 16 people, which engages guests who are living with memory loss such as Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Traumatic Brain Injury. Through docent-led facilitated observation and discussion of original artworks, participants explore and exchange ideas about art and artists, activate the imagination and think creatively, and experience intelle

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GRAMStudio: Drop-In Family Saturdays

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The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday, be sure to drop in to GRAMStudio to enjoy hands-on art making and gallery activities. This is a great free, all-ages activity for the whole family to enjoy, and each the activities rotate regularly with a changing theme each month. GRAM is able to offer this program at no additional cost to our visitors thanks to sponsorship from Amway. More detail

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GRAM Summer/Winter Art Camps

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GRAM art camps provide children ages 4 through 13 with the opportunity to experience creativity and innovation in a unique and transformative setting. Campers take part in observation and discussion in the Museum’s galleries, discovery and hands-on activities in the studio, and collaborative problem solving processes through communication and creation. Wolverine Worldwide Foundation and BDO USA, L

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Purposeful Play + Artful Learning

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GRAM invites parents, educators, and children ages 0 – 5 to discover its collection and everything the Museum has to offer. Purposeful Play + Artful Learning lesson plans and discovery packs feature activities designed to increase fine and gross motor skills, further cognitive and emotional development with discovery and play, and activate interpersonal communication. To learn more about Purposefu

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Language Artists

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Creating art and crafting written word come together for thousands of students at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. GRAM has worked closely with Grand Rapids Public Schools and literacy experts to create this program specially designed to develop reading, writing, and verbal communications skills for third grade students. The students develop their writing skills by viewing and discussing artwork at GR

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WGVU KidsDay at the AirZoo

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