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Articles from VFW Magazine (August 1, 2000)

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Title Author Type Words
`Best issue ever'. (mail call). 221
`In peril upon the seas': `Surf soldiers' make the ultimate sacrifice; over a century-and-a-half, the U.S. Coast Guard saved the lives of thousands of seafarers, but few Americans are aware of the "Coasties" who themselves died in doing so during peace and war. Kolb, Richard K. 1736
22 new Medals of Honor awarded. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 203
Clarifying casualties. (mail call). 282
Cooperation in Vietnam. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 317
Cover says it all. (mail call). 162
Dump your doctor? When and how you should look for another physician. Brown, Norman 1026
First casualty of task force Smith. (mail call). Matthewson, Quinn K. 165
Former foes patrol for peace: Russian and American soldiers team up in Kosovo to combat smuggling and keep the lid on ethnic tensions. Harris, Paul 1199
Forums to focus on women vets/volunteers. (Service). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 208
House passes improved GI Bill. (Legislation). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 242
Images of `imperial soldiers': Philippines War 1899-1902. Fox, Arthur B. 1478
Jest a minute. 174
Milwaukee is waiting for you; enjoy this look at what the `Genuine American City' has to offer VFW members and their families. Blankenship, Janie 524
Miss America sheds new light on homeless veterans: Heather French has spent her year speaking on behalf of veterans. Blankenship, Janie 1095
New century of service: 2000 is a pivotal year in the fight for veterans rights. And VFW members must play a key political role. (On The Front Lines). Smart, John W. 474
New membership program ensures VFW's `future'; an ambitious plan to recruit young, active-duty, Guard and Reserve members is beginning to see results. The Military Initiative Program is adding 5,000 new members a month. (membership). 569
No Gun Ri story discredited. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 249
Pusan Perimeter besieged: tagged the most successful mobile defense in the annals of U.S. military history, the holding of the Pusan Perimeter between Aug. 5 and Sept. 15, 1950, was deadly. GIs sustained 19,165 casualties (including earlier engagements) through this ordeal of fire. (Korean War). Turbak, Gary 1375
Reliving the hell of Hadong. (mail call). Rogers, Bernard R. 154
Resolving live sighting reports. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 146
Reunions & claims. 7122
Saving the Star-Spangled Banner: VFW and its Ladies Auxiliary contributed $10,000 early in the effort to preserve this historic flag for posterity. Laski, Karen M. 692
Searching for remains in Laos. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 141
Senate approves retiree health bill. (Legislation). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 160
Sharing service to America: combining their zeal with that of like-minded groups, VFW and the Ladies Auxiliary initiated a two-day series of community service workshops and seminars. The event's success bodes well for it becoming an annual affair. (Cover Story). Dyhouse, Tim; Blankenship, Janie 3361
Still celebrating victory over Japan; Posts remember the sacrifices of GIs in WWII by commemorating V-J Day. (VFW in action: VFW members and Posts demonstrating community service.). 378
Tracking Korean War memorials. (mail call). Weidling, Ralph R. 106
VFW seeks full accounting in South Asia. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 159
Who was the last KIA of Korea? (mail call). 170
WWII Memorial update. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families.). Brief Article 147

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