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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 chronological account of...

 

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 wondering to himself,...

 

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 F-4 Phantom, a...

 

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, accompanied by tenor...

 
 By Michael Robertson    News    July 6, 2017

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. The funeral party was...

 

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