WGVU Public Media announces LZ Michigan 2017

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LZ Michigan 2017, a “Landing Zone” to remember, honor and celebrate community veterans will kick off Friday, September 22nd previewing Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” as part of the ArtPrize Cinema Series.

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Chief Warrant Officer 2 Christopher Charles Johnson

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Short Bio of CWO2 Christopher Charles Johnson Nov. 27,1975 – Aug. 14, 2007

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LZ Michigan: Remember, Honor, Celebrate

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We begin a new segment on LZ Michigan: Remember, Honor, Celebrate.

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The Wall That Heals

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We talk LZ Michigan each month. Today we talk about the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and The Wall That Heals with Tim Tetz and Tim Eernisse.

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Last Updated by Robert Bernard Weber on

At the end of August 1944 the 10th Armored Division was sent to Camp Shanks, New York, the port of embarkation for Europe. The division boarded ship on Sept. 12, 1944 and we arrived at Cherbourg, France on Sept. 23, 1944.

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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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Last Updated by George C. on

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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Last Updated by Steve K on

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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Michigan Rep. Fred Upton declines to run for Senate in 2018

Republican Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan has ruled out running for U.S. Senate next year. Upton, of St. Joseph, has...

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