Vietnam Veterans

May 23, 2019 | Staff Writer

One-Year Anniversary Dedication of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall

Several people attended the one-year anniversary of the dedication of the Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at Memorial Plaza in Rockville on Tuesday. The County’s Commission on Veterans Affairs hosted the event. The memorial included the names of 130 service members from Montgomery County who lost their lives or were reported missing in action […]

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May 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 21 in Montgomery County

Happy Tuesday! It’s May 21 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Dedication: There will be a one-year anniversary commemoration of the dedication of the Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at the Memorial Plaza in Rockville at 5 p.m. Sue Moats of Capital Cares Quilts of […]

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March 29, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

#TBT: Montgomery County’s Salute to Vietnam Veterans

Today is Vietnam Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor the men and women who fought in the Vietnam War. In 2015, Montgomery County hosted a salute to Vietnam-era veterans at The Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch highlights from that event here,

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April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Premieres Vietnam Veteran Documentary “Honor and Gratitude” (VIDEO)

Montgomery College honored residents who served in Vietnam by premiering a new documentary “Honor and Gratitude.”  MCTV’s James McClain has the story. To view the documentary in its entirety, visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule).

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March 29, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Vietnam Veterans Day (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) hosted a wreath laying ceremony at Memorial Plaza today, March 29, which is also known as Vietnam Veterans Day.  There were similar tributes like this one held across the country. Watch some moments from the Rockville event in this MyMCMedia Extra video: On #VietnamVeteransDay, we honor those who […]

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March 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 23, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, March 23, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s the last day of school for Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) students before they start their Spring Break. 2. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice, MCPS Interim Superintendent Larry Bowers and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are hosting the last of […]

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March 22, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCTV Hosts Premiere Screening of Documentary About Vietnam Veterans on March 23

Did you know that there are more than 13,000 Vietnam veterans living in Montgomery County? It is estimated that between 130 and 140 Montgomery County residents lost their lives in the Vietnam War. Honor & Gratitude: Chronicles of Montgomery County Vietnam Veterans features seven Montgomery County residents who tell their stories as veterans of the Vietnam […]

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March 14, 2016 | Staff Writer

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

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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December 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Top 10 Stories of 2015 (VIDEO)

As we prepare to welcome a New Year, we wanted to take a look back at ten of the top MyMCMedia stories of 2015:

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November 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Watch Honor and Gratitude: Montgomery County Salutes Vietnam Veterans

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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