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 By Michael Robertson    News

Private Valor At The War Memorial

"I'm sorry it's raining on your watch," I said to Linda Novosel-Bohn as she prepared to exit the warmth of the Veterans History Museum for the cold drizzle on the courthouse lawn.... — Updated 11/18/2021

 

Vietnam Veterans: Michael Kuhne: A View From The Tonkin Gulf

Michael Kuhne served in Vietnam on a ship in the Gulf of Tonkin from January through September 1970. His story is a series of reflections on his service, rather than a... — Updated 8/27/2018

 

Vietnam Veterans: Ervin Bridges: Walking, Not Riding, To War

Captain Ervin Bridges spent much of his time in Vietnam struggling through jungles and rice paddies. Bridges remembered lying on the ground during a particularly bloody battle... — Updated 6/18/2018

 

Vietnam Veterans: James Boatwright Supported Fellow Marines

When asked about his tour in Vietnam, Purvis James Boatwright Jr. responds with a mixture of enthusiasm and regret. During the war, Boatwright was a captain in the Marine Corps, serving as a radar intercept operator (RIO) on the... — Updated 6/4/2018

 

Thanks To Community Effort, Old Glory Flies At Davidson River Cemetery

By Michel Robertson On a beautiful spring morning under a clear blue sky, dozens of spectators gazed upward as veterans raised the American flag over the Davidson River Cemetery,... — Updated 5/7/2018

 
 By Michael Robertson    News

Local Guard Members Consider Job A Privilege - Brevard, NC

Recently, on a hot and muggy summer afternoon, Transylvania County Honor Guard members gathered at a burial site in Pisgah Gardens Cemetery to honor a deceased military veteran.... — Updated 7/5/2017

 

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