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Welcoming the POWs Home 1973

46 years ago, in 1973, the American POWs that were held captive in North Vietnam were repatriated to the United States.  On January 27, 1973, the United States and North Vietnam agreed to the release  American prisoners of war. Operation … Continue reading

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POWs

POWs are heroes. Let me repeat that in case there is any doubt: POWs are heroes . This subject has been in the news a lot recently. I have written in the past of my association, after the Vietnam War, … Continue reading

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Stolen Valor

There has been a lot in the news lately about celebrities and politicians who inflated their participation in combat.  Others, who were never in the military,  passed themselves off as veterans. This has been called “Stolen Valor.” But in a … Continue reading

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