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A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF MY TDIE IN SERVICE IN WORLD WAR II

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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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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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Veterans Coming Home

For the Benefit of the Team

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Elizabeth Hash, a Kansas City Army National Guard recruiter, feels she found her tribe.

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Celebration of Service #3530

Celebration of Service #3530

Celebration of Service Show #3530

Why homecoming can be particularly hard for female veterans

Why homecoming can be particularly hard for female veterans

Why homecoming can be particularly hard for female veterans

50 years on, veterans find healing in return to Vietnam

50 years on, veterans find healing in return to Vietnam

Special correspondent Mike Cerre, who served in Vietnam, reports from Danang.

Veterans Affairs Dept. reformers find the fix is not in

Veterans Affairs Dept. reformers find the fix is not in

Hari Sreenivasan talks to Quil Lawrence about why the new system is plagued by old issues.

Cheering on families who've lost loved ones in combat

Cheering on families who've lost loved ones in combat

Honoring service members lost in combat by cheering on their families