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Philadelphia's Vietnam Memorial Rededicated After Seven-Year MakeoverA ribbon-cutting on Memorial Day marked the official reopening of the Philadelphia memorial, which had fallen into disrepair after suffering years of vandalism.
Positively Philadelphia: Paying Tribute To Veterans On Memorial DayOn this Memorial Day, we pay tribute to our many area veterans.
KYW Flashback: "Little Saigon"The desperate dash for the last helicopter out of Saigon is etched in memory. The year was 1975 and the Vietnam War was ending in chaos.
On The 50th Anniversary Of U.S. Ground Troops Landing In Vietnam, A Philadelphia Veteran RemembersThe Army seemed like a good place for Robert Toporek. In 1965, he was an 18-year-old high school drop-out who'd never even heard of Vietnam.
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Memories of Military ServiceMany US military veterans make pilgrimages to the places where they once served. Some are surprised to see how much things have changed.
Disabled Vet Receives New Bike To Help Train For Wheelchair GamesA disabled veteran from the Vietnam War era has a new piece of equipment to help him train for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games which will be held in Philadelphia for the first time next month.
50 Years Later, New Book Marks 1963 As A Most Pivotal Year in US HistoryAsk someone about the most important year of the tumultuous '60s and it'll probably come down to either 1963 or 1968. But author Byron Williams has made his choice.
Remains Of 3 Missing Pa. Airmen Returned The Department of Defense said Friday that the remains of three Pennsylvania airmen missing from the Vietnam War and World War II have been identified and returned to their families for burial.
Vietnam War Soldier's Remains Finally Returned To Philadelphia AreaIt’s a solemn hero’s welcome 45 years in the making, and a bittersweet day for those who knew Major Louis Guillermin.
Traveling Vietnam War Memorial Visits Mt. Laurel, NJThe traveling Vietnam Memorial, "The Wall That Heals," was escorted into town by the Nam Knights, a motorcycle club honoring fallen veterans and police officers.
Vietnam Vets Reenlist For a Day of Volunteer Copter-Building at Constitution CenterThe Bell "Huey" is a helicopter that Vietnam vets are very familiar with. It will be part of the National Constitution Center's exhibit about the year 1968.
Multiple Veteran’s Day Ceremonies To Take Place In PhiladelphiaThere is a number of Veteran’s Day ceremonies planned Monday in the region including here in Philadelphia. Three of them are in the Society Hill neighborhood.
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