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‘…when I first understood the meaning of love’ – a tribute to my mother.

By Cammie Geoghegan Olson, 2011  Long forgotten and recently found pictures of my parents- on their wedding day, honeymoon and early years of my childhood- combined with an interview I heard of a Navy Seal widow being asked “What will you tell your children about their father?” compelled me to explore when I first understood […]

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An Open Letter to the Children Who Lost Parents on 9/11

On the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, this is a still-relevant letter written in November 2001 from SDIT to the children who lost parents on that day.   based on the life experiences of SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN TOUCH America’s Gold Star ‘sons and daughters’ from the Vietnam War ___________________________ An Open Letter […]

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50 years after start of Vietnam War, US presses to recover remains

50 years after start of Vietnam War, US presses to recover remains

By WYATT OLSON Stars and Stripes Published: May 19, 2012 _______________________________________ U.S. Navy Petty Officer Second Class Zachary Eldred screens soil removed from a stream bed while conducting recovery operations in Binh Dinh Province, Vietnam March 12, 2012. Eldred is an explosives ordnance disposal technician temporarily assigned to the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command as an […]

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