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American Legion extends membership invitation to Sedona vets

Sedona AZ (December 6, 2016) – American Legion Cornville Post 135 invites all eligible veterans to join their recently chartered post. Due to the closure of the original Sedona Legion some years ago, Post 135 has been assigned by the state to support the community through various community services and youth programs. In the past, the Cornville Post has worked with Sedona Red Rock High School... 

Eye on Sedona City Talk with Councilman John Martinez

Article submitted by City of Sedona AZ and written by City Councilman John Martinez Sedona AZ (March 23, 2016) –  Back in November, I wrote about the creation and design of the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C. This month’s article is a reflection from actual Vietnam veterans and what the Vietnam Wall means to them. The phrase “all gave some; some gave all” is widely attributed to the... 

Veteran Idolization of Senator John McCain

Sedona AZ (September 21, 2015) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Subject: My Opinion of Veteran Idolization of ‘War Hero’ McCain Ref: John McCain’s Actual Record vs National Media Mantra Editor; Arizona Senator John McCain (R) I am a Veteran; albeit never been in actual combat and in during supposed Peace Time. Being an enlisted man having to deal frequently in... 

Agent Orange Vietnam and You

Sedona AZ (March 10, 2015) – What should every Vietnam veteran know about Agent Orange? Read on. 1. Agent Orange was a herbicide and defoliant used in Vietnam Agent Orange was a blend of tactical herbicides the U.S. military sprayed from 1962 to 1971 during the Vietnam War to remove the leaves of trees and other dense tropical foliage that provided enemy cover. The U.S. Department of Defense... 

A World War II POW Tribute

Sedona AZ (November 5, 2014) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: While visiting Vandalia, Michigan with family in October, we stopped at a Mennonite restaurant and enjoyed a lovely lunch. The employees told us about a bulk food store nearby and we decided to go. My husband, 89, is an ex-World War II Prisoner of War whose plane was shot down over Germany. All of the crew were... 

Honor Our Vets

SedonaEye.com Guest Columnist Gary Chamberlain Sedona AZ (January 15, 2011) – The following story was sent to me and whether it’s true or not, it’s believable and doable. It brought a tear to my eye reading it as I would imagine it would to all soldiers, veterans, and especially Vietnam era veterans of which I am one. God bless the man who took this action and to all who follow... 
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