Vietnam Veterans

November 6, 2015 | Staff Writer

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

On Oct. 24th, Montgomery County hosted a salute to its Vietnam veterans at The Universities at Shady Grove. You can watch highlights of the event below: Montgomery County Salutes its Vietnam Veterans at Moving Ceremony(VIDEO)

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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 30, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Oct. 30, in Montgomery County: 1. There have been more reports of an owl attacking passersby on the Capital Crescent Trail this week, and now Parks officials are considering capturing and relocating the owl. 2. Have you got your tickets? Styx is scheduled to perform a benefit […]

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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 | 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 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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