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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 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

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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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 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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October 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MPT’s Traveling Vietnam Veterans Exhibit Arrives in Montgomery County (PHOTOS)

For the next couple of weeks, Montgomery County is hosting Maryland Public Television’s (MPT) Vietnam Veterans Traveling Exhibit. The exhibit is at Montgomery County’s Bethesda Library branch, 7400 Arlington Road, now through Oct. 19. It will be on display from Oct. 19 – Nov. 9 at the Rockville Library branch, 21 Maryland Avenue. The exhibit […]

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October 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Preview of Montgomery County’s Vietnam Vets Salute (VIDEO)

Montgomery County is planning an event entitled, “Honor and Gratitude: A Salute to Montgomery County’s Vietnam Veterans,” on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove. Neil Greenberger is the co-chair of the Planning Committee and he previewed the upcoming event on the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. Take a look: You can […]

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October 14, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Bethesda Resident Entertained the Troops in Vietnam as a Donut Dollie (VIDEO)

Bethesda resident Karel Robertson was a nurse at the Cornell Medical Center in 1970 when she heard a radio report about a bombing in Cambodia. She had known a number of young men who had been drafted and she wanted to do something to help them in Vietnam but not as a nurse. She found […]

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