Service Stories: How Did an Antiwar Quaker End Up in South Vietnam?

The Vietnam War was one of the most polarizing events in American history. While some young men went off to fight, others protested or fled the country to avoid military service.

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Soldier Stories: Just 21, She Ran a Rec Center and Lent an Ear to Enlisted Men

One of the largely forgotten chapters of the Vietnam War is the service of thousands of women, 68 of whom paid the ultimate sacrifice. And contrary to popular belief, not all of the women served as nurses, and not all of them were even official members of the military.

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Lebanon VAMC Unveils Cancer-Fighting Facility

Lebanon VA Medical Center recently held a ribbon cutting for its new cancer center and urology outpatient clinic in addition to acquiring an advanced bronchoscopy capability to help diagnose veterans with possible lung cancer.

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World War II Oral History Club Meeting Canceled

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, the World War II Oral History Club that meets at St. Anne’s Retirement Community in Columbia will not be holding its March 31 meeting so as not to subject its speaker and attendees to possible illness.

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Soldier Stories: Pilot Hit by AK-47 Fire While Evacuating the Wounded

As a medevac helicopter pilot during two tours in Vietnam, Douglas Moore survived 1,874 combat missions. Some of those missions left his Huey chopper riddled with bullet holes.

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Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair Returning to York June 16

Area veterans of all ages, active military, and their families are urged to attend the Veterans’ Expo & Job Fair, a free, one-day event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, at Wyndham Garden York, 2000 Loucks Road, York.

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Scenes from the Veterans' EXPO & Job Fair — Lancaster

Did you join us Nov. 7 for the sixth annual Veterans' Expo & Job Fair – Lancaster?

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Lebanon VAMC Earns Psychology Program Accreditation

The Psychology Doctoral Internship program at Lebanon VA Medical Center has earned a full three-year full accreditation from the American Psychological Association’s Commission on Accreditation.

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Bipartisan Letter Urges VA to Track Scams Targeting Veterans

During a recent hearing entitled “Veterans Scams: Protecting Those Who Protect Us,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, highlighted his bipartisan letter that calls on the Department of Veterans Affairs to take a more active role in tracking these scams and educating veterans about these schemes.

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