Tag Archives: Afghanistan

Veterans reflect on healing from war

March 30th marks the 39th anniversary of the ending of the Vietnam War……one of the bloodiest and most politically charged wars involving the U.S. military.  It’s a day to reflect on veterans across the country who have fought for America in not only Vietnam, but all wars. Today we begin a four-part series …

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State veterans organization reacts to Afghanistan shooting

The next step for an American Soldier who shot and killed 16 innocent Afghanistan civilians is still unclear. Florida Disabled American Veterans Executive Director Al Linden says the motives behind the soldier’s shootings are still being investigated. [audio:https://www.wuft.org/news/files/2012/03/Linden5.mp3] Of the 16 killed, 9 of them were kids and 3 of …

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Soldier’s escort procession today

The following statement is from the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office: Members of the Alachua County Sheriff’s Office will escort the body of Private Lamarol Tucker from the Gainesville Regional Airport to Chestnut Funeral Home today. Private Tucker, of Gainesville, was killed in the line of duty while serving in Afghanistan …

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