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June 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
As a young police officer in 1972, Ben Harrison noticed a pile of bracelets on a convenience store counter in Memphis, Tenn. Each carried the name of a U.S. service member missing in Vietnam. He picked one at random, and he has worn it since. Continue Reading
February 1, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. It’s been 45 years since Art De Groot served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam. Despite the passage of time, the memories of what he experienced and witnessed there are still vivid.
After many years of debating the wisdom of doing so, Art wrote down those memories and recently published a book, “Bu Ku Kilo: One Vietnam Vet’s Reflections.” Continue Reading
January 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Starting next year, March 30 could be a working holiday in South Dakota called Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.
August 4, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
One of North Dakota’s most popular governors had no doubt he was the target of a 1967 assassination plot in Vietnam. The near-death experience happened on a trip former Gov. Bill Guy initially didn’t want to go on in the first place. Continue Reading