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Category Archives: Vietnam War
The goal of this state officer is to submit a binder to Vice President General Linda Closson (National Chair Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration Committee), highlighting the Vietnam War commemoration activities conducted this year by California DAR chapters. This officer … Continue reading
Online scam artists are everywhere. While doing a routine Google check for the state society’s book, “Vietnam War Memoirs as Written by California DAR Daughters,” this officer came across two sites – one at google.sites.com, the other on YouTube – … Continue reading
The Del Norte Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, hosted a picnic for the Vietnam Veterans of Company “D”, of the United States Army who served together in 1967 to 1968. The event was held at the National … Continue reading
The California State Board of Directors is pleased to announce that State Regent Carol Jackson’s Project, the book entitled, “Vietnam War Memoirs as Written by California DAR Daughters,” is now available for purchase on Amazon.com in a printed version and … Continue reading
With the 50th Anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War, chapters across the state continue to remember the sacrifices our veterans have made: Antelope Valley Chapter and Vietnam War 50th Commemoration The Antelope Valley Chapter in Lancaster is a … Continue reading
This morning 25 Daughters from District XIV joined District Director Jeanette Shiel and Celebrate America! State Chair Jennifer Smith in a ribbon tying ceremony on the flight deck of the USS Midway. The Midway’s “Operation Remembrance” commemorates the 50th anniversary … Continue reading
As part of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution’s “Literacy Promotion Committee”, the Feather River Chapter recently donated fifteen new children’s books to the Butte County Library in Oroville. The library has programs geared to focus on future … Continue reading
In March 1965 America’s ground war began in Vietnam when 3,500 Marines were deployed. At the end of the war in April 1975 nearly 3,000,000 Americans had been on the ground and more than 58,000 Americans lost their lives. The … Continue reading
“The Wall that Heals” – a traveling Vietnam War Memorial Wall half the size of the Vietnam War Wall in Washington, DC – will be visiting Eureka, California from April 2 to April 6, 2015. It will be located on … Continue reading
January 15th is the deadline for submitting your story to State Historian Sally Holcombe to be included in “Vietnam War Memoirs as Written by California DAR Daughters.” To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, the California State Society … Continue reading
“I would not be living here in California if it hadn’t been for the Vietnam War.” –CSSDAR State Regent Carol Oakley Jackson Did you serve in the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War? Did you have family members, … Continue reading