Vietnam War

Veterans Vietnam Restoration Project
5:54 pm
Sun May 25, 2014

Commentary: Trip To Vietnam Was Its Own Memorial

American vets place incense in respect for the fallen enemy. Tony Shaw, second from the right, is in the black T shirt.
Credit Cathy Primm

For a small group of veterans, Memorial Day was a long month this year. We began our observance in Vietnam where we volunteered to build schools.

I was the only veteran on the trip sponsored by the Veterans Vietnam Restoration Project who still lives in Missouri. But Tony Shaw grew up in suburban St. Louis, went to Mizzou and graduated in 1968 as an ROTC second lieutenant. He is now a board member of VVRP and lives in Prescott, Ariz., where he practices law.

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Vietnam War / MIA Soldiers Found
5:29 pm
Mon October 3, 2011

Remains of 3 MIA Vietnam War soldiers, one from St. Louis, identified, to be buried

Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Three soldiers missing in action during the Vietnam War, but reported as now-identified and found today by the U.S. Dept. of Defense, will be buried at Arlington with full military honors.
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The government says it has identified the remains of three U.S. Army soldiers missing in action during the Vietnam War and will bury them Wednesday at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Morning News Round-up
9:53 am
Tue April 19, 2011

Morning Headlines: Tuesday, April 19, 2011

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Green Sales Tax Holiday Begins in Missouri

The Third Annual Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday begins today and runs through April 25. Those wishing to purchase new Energy Star-qualified appliances in Missouri during the holiday will save at least 4.225 percent off the purchase, representing the elimination of the state's sales tax from the purchase, according to the Missouri Department of Revenue.

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