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Op-ed: Truly memorializing Memorial Day

...regard to the human consequences.That experience and the Vietnam War a generation ago have at least one thing in common: We...potentially a bigger threat to the U.S. than either North Vietnam and the Viet Cong or Saddam Hussein. ISIS, or whatever we...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-23/op-ed-truly-memorializing-memoria
Opinion
WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...made their first flight in October 2013 and have done three more since then. Eventually the honor flight plans to include Vietnam War veterans like Travis, but for now focuses on World War II and Korean War veterans, especially World War II vets."If...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-16/wwii-korean-war-vets-feted-in-honor-
News
Veterans share experiences with students

...Wars who had served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm in the Gulf War. Teacher Maria...on our freedom and how they affected people," Drury said. Vietnam War veteran Mike Meredith said he related to the students...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-30/veterans-come-to-the-classroom
News
Around the District

...Veterans of Foreign Wars will be visiting History classes at Kenai Central High School on April 30. Veterans from WWII, Korea, Vietnam, and Iraq share their experiences with sophomore and junior students. The men have given many sacrifices to our great country...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-04-27/around-the-district
Schools
Richard L. Dickinson

...and enjoying life. He retired in 1974 as a Senior Master Sergeant. During his years in the Army, he served two tours in Vietnam. After retiring from the Armed Forces, he worked for Petrolane and Suburban Propane in Anchorage and on the Kenai Peninsula...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174599760
Cal Thomas: Who loves America?

...love for America is not.This recalls the debate over the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and early '70s. Supporters of that...but when a country is wrong - as in its prosecution of the Vietnam War and, it would appear, in Iraq - it doesn't weaken it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-23/cal-thomas-who-loves-america
Opinion
Most revolutionary year in music was 1965

...impromptu haircut. By the summer of 1965, President Johnson launched Medicaid, Medicare, and escalated America 's presence in Vietnam. Sonny and Cher got you, Babe; everybody was dancing at discotheques; Barry Gordy hired "a charm school teacher" to prepare...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-25
Arts & Entertainment
Cal Thomas: America interrupted

...disorder. The year is 1967 and the country is in turmoil over Vietnam and civil rights. While lying on her bed one night and watching...disdain for the military and America, spawned not just by the Vietnam War but a life of relative ease unknown to their parents...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-03/cal-thomas-america-interrupted
Opinion
Soldotna designated Purple Heart City

...appreciation to the City of Soldotna for their assistance in making the memorial that now stands at Soldotna Creek Park a reality. Vietnam veteran Nick Nelson MOPH Region 111 Commander told the Dispatch in an interview, "For several years I've wanted to get...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-12-22/soldotna-designated-purple-heart
Dispatch
Floyd O. Royal

...raised two children. Floyd served on the USS Hornet deployed out of San Diego, CA and was deployed on the USS Coral Sea to Vietnam. While serving on the USS Coral Sea he received a commendation for Outstanding Performance during the period of Feb. 7...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174366485

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