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November 2, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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 American aviator shot down over Vietnam and was held a prisoner of war for 8 1/2 years.

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October 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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 event at The Universities at Shady Grove.

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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 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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