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It wasn’t quite spelled the same way and the middle initial was different, but seeing Richard A. Snyder on the Vietnam Wall while looking for someone’s friend made me pause. I wondered who this Richard A. Snyder was on panel … Continue reading
Workman are finishing the latest 13 names for the Vietnam Memorial Wall that should be completed by a May 11 ceremony. A 14th name has been put on hold while a dispute over the spelling is resolved. The crowds have … Continue reading
The letters. They come every year for some names, others are one-time memories. But they remember someone on the Vietnam Memorial Wall. And that’s the whole point of the black marble memorial. Some 400,000 items have been left dating back … Continue reading
The spring boom of tourists is here and it brings some unusual moments. Besides the big crowds that on one tour forced me to use three people as chain points to move through several memorials, there are a lot of … Continue reading
The names of 10 U.S. servicemen were added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall while the status of 12 others missing in action were changed after their remains were accounted for or returned. There are now 58,282 names on the wall. … Continue reading