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Bob Schieffer at Montgomery County’s Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO & PHOTOS )

Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer was the master of ceremonies at “Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans” on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove.

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Schieffer says this tribute was long overdue.

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Darnestown Resident Shares His Thoughts on MoCo's Salute to Veterans (VIDEO)

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Montgomery County saluted its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th for the first time ever. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Richard Jurgena, a Darnestown resident and a veteran, shares his thoughts about the event and what it meant to him sitting in the audience. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch it on Montgomery […]

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Montgomery County's Salute to Vietnam Veterans (PHOTOS)

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On Saturday Oct. 24th, Montgomery County held its first ever Salute to Vietnam War veterans. Bob Schieffer was the master of ceremonies of the event at the Universities at Shady Grove. Here are some highlights from the event.

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U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen at Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

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U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen was one of the speakers at Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Congressman Van Hollen described the event as an incredibly moving gathering. Take a look:

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Bob Schieffer at Montgomery County's Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO & PHOTOS )

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Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer was the master of ceremonies at “Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans” on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Schieffer says this tribute was long overdue.

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Vietnam Vet Shares His Story About a Return Visit to Vietnam (VIDEO)

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Broadcast journalist Bob Schieffer will host Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans on Oct. 24. Schieffer, who recently retired as host of the CBS show Face the Nation, has agreed to host and be guest speaker as Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. Among the […]

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A Salute to Montgomery County's Vietnam Veterans (VIDEO)

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Several of the Public, Education and Government (PEG) television stations in Montgomery County are working on a program entitled, “Honor and Gratitude: A Salute to Montgomery County’s Vietnam Veterans.” This is an event that will take place on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Montgomery Community Media (MCM) is proud to […]

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Montgomery County Plans a Salute for Vietnam Veterans

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The Vietnam War—which changed the lives of those who fought and altered the political scene back home—ended for the United States in 1975. On Saturday, Oct. 24, Montgomery County officials plan to honor the men and women who served their nation at that time with a special program. County Executive Ike Leggett (who is a […]

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Rebroadcast of Tributes to our Veterans

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County Cable Montgomery (CCM), Montgomery County’s government cable station, will honor veterans by rebroadcasting two shows this Memorial Day weekend. The shows were tributes to veterans of World War II and Vietnam that were produced by the County’s PEG (Public / Education / Government) organization of public television stations. The shows will appear on County […]

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Montgomery College to Premiere Documentary About Local Vietnam Veterans (VIDEO)

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Save the date: March 23.  That’s when a screening of the documentary,  “Honor and Gratitude: Chronicles of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans” will be held at 2 p.m. at the Takoma Park campus of Montgomery College. Find out more in this report, below: Register here to attend the screening as seating is limited.

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Watch Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans

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Montgomery County hosted Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans at the Universities at Shady Grove on Oct. 24th. It was the first time Montgomery County paid tribute to its Vietnam War veterans. If you missed this extraordinary event, the program is being broadcast on Montgomery Channel 21, see schedule below: Honor and Gratitude […]

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Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes its Vietnam Veterans (VIDEO)

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On Oct. 24th, Montgomery County hosted a salute to its Vietnam veterans at The Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch a three-minute video montage of the event, below:

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Burtonsville Vietnam Veteran Lamar Allen Remembers His Service in Vietnam (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Lamar Allen, Jr. addresses the audience gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans. Allen was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in Vietnam for flying his helicopter in a monsoon to rescue numerous wounded and injured soldiers who were pinned down after an ambush.

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Commission on Veterans Affairs Chair Dan Bullis Remembers His Service in Vietnam (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Dan Bullis, Chair of the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs, addresses the audience gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans.

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Retired Air Force General Wilma Vaught Remembers Service in Vietnam (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Retired Air Force Brigadier General Wilma Vaught addresses the audience gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans.

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Former POW Addresses Crowd at Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO)

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In this MyMCMedia Extra video, former POW Everett Alvarez, Jr. addresses the crowd gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans at The Universities at Shady Grove on Oct. 24th. Alvarez was the first American aviator shot down over Vietnam and was held a prisoner of war for 8 1/2 years.

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Montgomery County Salutes its Vietnam Veterans at Moving Ceremony(VIDEO)

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On Oct. 24th, Montgomery County hosted a salute entitled, “Honor and Gratitude,” to recognize its Vietnam veterans. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports that it was an emotional ceremony for many who attended the event at The Universities at Shady Grove.

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Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans (VIDEO)

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On Oct. 24th, Montgomery County hosted Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans at the Universities at Shady Grove. If you missed the ceremony, you can watch the program, below:

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About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at sburke@mymcmedia.org or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.

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