The Wall

Vietnam’s brutality has a lasting impact

August 27, 2014
Vietnam’s brutality has a lasting impact

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. HART — Even though Deb McCarthy of Hesperia did not fight on the frontlines of the Vietnam War, she knows all too well the horrors it caused. McCarthy was at the Oceana County Fairgrounds Wednesday for the Vietnam Traveling Wall’s departure to Ludington with her husband, Ken. They rode their motorcycle along with several other…

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Vietnam Traveling Wall triggers emotions

August 27, 2014
Vietnam Traveling Wall triggers emotions

By Allison Scarbrough. Contributing Editor. HART — As 500-plus bikers converged upon the Oceana County Fairgrounds Wednesday to escort the Vietnam Traveling Wall to Ludington, many of them had interesting stories to tell. One of those bikers is 65-year-old Dearborn native Bill Errante, a Vietnam veteran who suffers from the effects of Agent Orange. He has diabetes and other health…

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2 tours in Vietnam turned into an Army career for Art Collins.

August 22, 2014
2 tours in Vietnam turned into an Army career for Art Collins.

The Mason County Allied Veterans Council is hosting the Traveling Vietnam Memorial at Ludington City Park from Aug. 27 to 31. See related story here.  MCP is asking any Vietnam veteran who would like to submit his/her story to feel free to email us your story or contact us for an interview: Kate Krieger, kate@masoncountypress.com, phone/text 231-794-8402 or Rob Alway,…

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