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  • Arts of War on the Web » VVMF Looking For In-Country Photos & Artwork by Vietnam Veterans
    If you do be sure to report that you read about the project on Vietnam Veterans of America s Arts of War on the web page Comments Off on VVMF Looking For In Country Photos Artwork by Vietnam Veterans Posted on April 3rd 2012 in Artistic Queries Book News Memorials Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/artistic-queries/vvmf-wants-in-country-photos-artwork-by-vietnam-vets/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Jewish Chaplains Memorial Dedicated at Arlington
    in Vietnam who died of a heart attack in 1964 Air Force Capt Rabbi Joseph I Hoenig who was killed in a transport plane crash in Vietnam also in 1964 Army Capt Rabbi Morton Harold Singer who died in a plane crash in 1968 and Air Force Capt Rabbi David Sobel who was killed in an automobile accident in Thailand in 1974 Those who participated in the ceremonies included Rep Jeff Miller R Fla who chairs the House Veterans Affairs Committee Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz D Fla below and the West Point Jewish Choir Also on hand a contingent from Vietnam Veterans of America including National President John Rowan Comments Off on Jewish Chaplains Memorial Dedicated at Arlington Posted on October 25th 2011 in Memorials Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/memorials/jewish-chaplains-memoiral-to-be-dedicated-at-arlington/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » The Wall Wants Photos
    New York City Tuesday October 11 from noon to 6 30 p m at the Times Square Military Island on Broadway between 43rd and 44th Streets Philadelphia Thursday October 13 1 00 to 5 00 p m at Independence National Historical Park adjacent to the Visitor Center on N 6th Street and Market St Atlanta Tuesday October 25 11 00 a m to 6 00 p m at Centennial Olympic Park 265 Park Ave West Chicago Thursday November 3 10 00 a m to 2 00 p m at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on The Riverwalk between W Wacker Drive N State Street Comments Off on The Wall Wants Photos Posted on October 11th 2011 in Memorials Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/memorials/the-wall-wants-photos/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Jack Wheeler, 1944-2010
    the construction of The Wall Jack Wheeler served as a staff officer in Vietnam and later held positions with the Office of the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Staff After he left the Army in 1971 Wheeler founded the Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program during the Reagan Administration Comments Off on Jack Wheeler 1944 2010 Posted on January 3rd 2011 in Memorials Obituaries Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/memorials/jack-wheeler-1944-2010/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » POW Shack at the Wall Burns
    t shirts That was stopped by the National Park Service back in the mid 90s Most of them closed up shop and went home but this one guy stuck around for a while until last night According to the radio report Washington D C fire officials said they believed the blaze was set accidentally Comments Off on POW Shack at the Wall Burns Posted on November 24th 2010 in Memorials Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/memorials/pow-shack-at-the-wall-burns/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Michael Walsh’s VN Veterans Memorial Quest
    who lives in the Maryland suburbs of Washington D C has been doing yeoman work documenting state and local Vietnam veterans memorials around the country An excellent recent article in The Washington Post chronicled Walsh s quest to visit and photograph memorials in all fifty state So far Walsh has been to 27 states and his photos and info on about a hundred memorials are on his blog which he calls A Means to Heal Comments Off on Michael Walsh s VN Veterans Memorial Quest Posted on July 11th 2010 in Memorials Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft New Vietnam War Play Tony Gleaton 1948 2015 Don Oberdorfer 1931 2015 Herbert Schandler 1928 2015 Search for Categories Archives Art Art Exhibits Artistic Queries Arts on the Web Book News Book Talk Comic Books Comments Conferences Dance Documentaries Drama Essays Events Feature Films Fiction Games History Honors and Prizes In the Classroom Journalism Journals Magazines Memorials Museums Music Musicals Obituaries On DVD On Line On Stage On TV Opera Photography Plays Poetry Radio Sculpture TV Series Uncategorized Vietnam War Archives February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/memorials/michael-walshs-vn-veterans-memorial-quest/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Memorials
    in the American military That s it The Wichita City Council The Times said approved the new plan berm and all on a 7 to 0 vote The Council made it clear that Veterans Memorial Park was meant to honor American service members exclusively and gave veterans groups a role in deciding what types of memorials to include in the future Posted on August 19th 2009 in Memorials Commemorating the First Casualties at The Wall To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the July 8 1959 deaths of U S Army Master Sgt Chester Ovnand and Maj Dale Buis in Bien Hoa Vietnam widely recognized as the first Americans to perish in the Vietnam War the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund will stage a special ceremony and wreath laying on July 8 at 10 30 a m at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Among the speakers will be journalist author and Vietnam War expert Stanley Karnow Vietnam A History who reported from Saigon on the deaths of Ovnand and Buis in 1959 and Capt Nathaniel P Ward IV whose father Col Nathaniel P Ward III was chief of staff of the Military Assistance Advisory Group in Vietnam in 1959 Jan Scruggs VVMF founder and president also will speak As the photo above shows Ovnand s name was misspelled when it was inscribed at the apex of The Wall on Panel 1E Row 1 in 1982 So the name was added again with the correct spelling at Panel 7E Row 46 Posted on July 4th 2009 in Memorials Maya Lin Returns to D C The theme of the big splashy feature article in the March 17 Washington Post Style section on the new exhibit May Lin Systematic Landscapes running through July 12 at Washington D C s Corcoran Gallery of Art was the fact that the renowned artist was having her first show in the nation s capital since 1981 That s when her Vietnam Veterans Memorial design was unveiled Lin went on to design several other memorials and monumental landscapes and the show is her attempt to bring indoors the work that she has been doing for the past 15 years reporter David Montgomery wrote in the article Montgomery asked Lin about her famed reticence to speak publicly about The Wall She was busy processing the precocious success and controversy he said referring to how young Lin was a college junior when she won the nationwide design contest and the loud criticism of her abstract design from some quarters trying to figure out who she was as an artist And she was working hard at her art obsessively she says Her instinct was don t look back keep creating Lin said she continues to have conflicting feelings about the experience It s not bad memories she told Montgomery Let s put it this way I didn t have a really nice time I do think I have this big white elephant right here she said pointing to the area of the Memorial Like

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/category/memorials/page/3/ (2016-02-15)
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  • Arts of War on the Web » Rob McGowan, 1947-2012
    of war related short stories which was published earlier this David Willson in his review of the book on The VVA Veteran s Books in Brief on the web page called the stories dazzling harsh funny and truthful Willson formed a close friendship with McGowan following the publication of Nam When I heard the news I shed bitter tears for the loss of Rob but tried to tell myself that the great life he d led since Vietnam was more and better than the lives of tens of thousands who died in Vietnam or who were grievously wounded there Willson told us Now I shed more bitter tears for Rob for me and for all of those whose lives were shortened or taken by that unnecessary war I miss Rob every day and feel his loss constantly and I never even met him in the flesh so powerful was the bond we forged as he went though his cancer treatments His humor and his great good spirits are with me still even though he has gone away You can read an illustrated article on McGowan s artwork on the Memphis Magazine s website Comments Off on Rob McGowan 1947 2012 Posted on November 20th 2012 in Book News Obituaries Comments are closed Contents Unsung Heroes Art Exhibit in Boston Bobbie Ann Mason Receives Kentucky Literary Honor Creative Writing Contest The Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans Veterans in Politics radio The Photography of Muhammad Abdus Sabur in NYC New VN War Exhibit Opens at Army Heritage Center in Carlisle Pa New HBO Doc on Richard Holbrooke Jefferson Starship Free Concert in D C Nov 8 American Boys Wins Big Book Honor Eddie Adams Enduring Vietnam War Photos Children of the April Rain Play in D C Nov 10 The Draft

    Original URL path: http://vva.org/blog/book-news/rob-mcgowan-1947-2012/ (2016-02-15)
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