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Memorial Day at ‘The Wall’

Memorial Day at ‘The Wall’

On May 27, two Gold Star Daughters will deliver keynote addresses as part of the annual Memorial Day commemoration at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Brigadier General Sharon Bannister (a medical doctor in the USAF), and her sister Rebecca Rusch (who is an...

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Veterans Day 2017

Veterans Day 2017

Veterans Day 2017 marks the 35th anniversary of the dedication of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. For most of those 35 years, SDIT has played an integral part in bringing to life the stories of the 58,318 names on 'The Wall.' Starting on November 7th, Gold...

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‘The Vietnam War’ by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

‘The Vietnam War’ by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Watch Full Episodes Online of The Vietnam War | Broadcast Version on PBS The Vietnam War - Premieres Sunday, September 17, 8/7c. #VietnamWarPBS - Check your local PBS station for air times. Since May, SDIT members across the country have attended previews...

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The Children of 9/11…from CBS News

The Children of 9/11…from CBS News

NEW YORK -- While the rituals remain the same, how we keep 9/11 in our hearts and heads is still a work in progress -- not just because of the loved ones lost that day, but because of the more than 3,000 children they left behind.For years, the kids had...

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Families Gather for the Cleaning of The Wall

Families Gather for the Cleaning of The Wall

Stars and Stripes: A wash to honor fathers' sacrificeFamilies gather for a cleaning of the Wall By Heath Druzin Stars and Stripes Published: June 20, 2015   WASHINGTON — For years, Patty Lee didn’t speak about her father; her mother never discussed him...

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