Former POW Addresses Crowd at Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO)

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...

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

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...

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

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

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...

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

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...

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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,...

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Montgomery County Honors Vietnam Veterans

October 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Tom Murphy Says “Sacrifice” Binds Veterans Together (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Tom Murphy, a Vietnam veteran, addresses the audience gathered for Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam veterans. Tom Murphy was awarded the Purple Heart. He is the first Vietnam veteran to be elected president of the Maryland State Bar Association.

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October 29, 2015 | Merlyn Reineke

Vietnam and The Greatest Generation (VIDEO)

Tom Brokaw called them “The Greatest Generation.” Those brave World War II veterans who saved the world from fascism. While we can never take away from those who fought and died defending our freedom during that four-year conflict, I would contend that the men & women who served during the decade-long Vietnam War are TRULY […]

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October 29, 2015 | Nick Rhule

Huey Flies in for Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO)

One of the most popular attractions at Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans on Oct. 24th was a military helicopter that landed at the Universities at Shady Grove parking lot. The Huey was flown in from Joint Andrews Air Force Base for this special event and many of the veterans, including the Nam […]

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October 29, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Former POW Fred Cherry on MoCo’s Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, former POW Fred Cherry, who served in the Vietnam War, tells us how important the salute was to the veterans who were never properly welcomed home.

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October 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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

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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October 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Saluting Vietnam Veterans (PHOTO)

Potomac resident Everett Alvarez, Jr., a former Navy pilot who was held as a prisoner of war for 8 ½ years after his plane was shot down in Vietnam, was one of five former POWs present as Montgomery County saluted its Vietnam veterans on Oct. 24 at the Universities at Shady Grove. More than 800 […]

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October 27, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans (PHOTOS)

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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October 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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

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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October 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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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October 23, 2015 | Staff Writer

Honor and Gratitude: A Salute to Montgomery County’s Vietnam Veterans (VIDEOS)

Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served during the Vietnam War on October 24th at 10:30 a.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Now is the time to register for this free program: Honor and Gratitude: A Salute to Montgomery County’s Vietnam Veterans. You can find more information about this program on […]

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