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Articles from VFW Magazine (April 1, 2002)

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Airmen on the ground: special tactics in action: the least known of U.S. special operations units, the 720th STG--combat controllers, pararescuemen and combat weathermen--is perhaps the most unique of the military elite, as it recently demonstrated in Afghanistan. (War On Terrorism). Haas, Michael E. 1481
Cold War/Korean service medals nixed. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families). Brief Article 139
Defending the homeland: President Bush's call for a renewed sense of community service is right in line with VFW philosophy and objectives. (Volunteering for America). Goldsmith, James N. Brief Article 479
Delaware post adopts aircraft carrier; Post 5892 of Hockessin, Del., has boosted the morale of the crew of the USS Enterprise. (Post Shows VFW Support For Overseas Troops). Carlin, Michael J. Brief Article 471
Domestic anti-terror command proposed. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 202
Forgotten front in terror war: Lebanon; it has been 20 years, and America has yet to settle the score with Hezbollah terrorists. (War On Terrorism). Brief Article 708
Founding Fathers irrelevant! (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families). Brief Article 169
Gulf vapor cloud death rate disputed. (Service). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 182
Helicopter crash kills 10 GIs in Philippines. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 101
Heroines of nursing in Korea. (mail call). Letter to the Editor 153
How kids cope with the specter of terrorism: from games and drawings to fund drives, American children are finding ways to manage in the aftermath of Sept. 11. VFW members can play a vital role by communicating with the young. Hanson, Shannon 1371
How to get your ancestor's military records: ordering your ancestors' pre-WWI military records is now simpler, but understanding which records to get will challenge your genealogical wits. Moen, Margaret 1351
Intellectuals speak out on terrorism war. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families). Brief Article 105
Iraq could be next terror target. (Security). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 142
Jest a minute. Brief Article 588
Lebanese madman leaves trail of terror: the "axis of evil" that President Bush recently spoke of might actually consist of Iran, al Qaeda and Hezbollah. Of the Hezbollah terrorists wanted by the U.S., the "Lebanese Carlos" makes bin Laden look like a "schoolboy." Responsible for the deaths of at least 260 Americans, he has a $25 million reward on his head. (War On Terrorism). Timmerman, Kenneth R. Chronology 2363
Minesweepers: deadly duty in Korean waters: "Where the Fleet Goes, We've Already Been," proudly proclaims the motto of the minesweepers. Indeed, during the Korean War their crews were only 2% of the sailors there yet sustained a disproportionate share of the casualties. (Korean War). Turbak, Gary 1245
New leaders learn value of working together; department senior vice commanders and Ladies Auxiliary senior vice presidents met to prepare for top leadership roles. (Learning The Ropes). Blakenship, Janie Brief Article 494
Pentagon rethinks concurrent receipt. (Service). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 215
Register now for Nashville convention. (Now hear this: brief news items of interest to veterans and their families). Brief Article 177
Reunions and claims. Calendar 4395
Shining examples of VFW volunteerism: members of VFW and Ladies Auxiliary stand out among the best in sharing their time. (Cover Story). Blankenship, Janie Cover Story 1331
Spotlighting post and auxiliary volunteer efforts: April 21-27 is National Volunteer Week and the perfect occasion to honor those people who are generous with their time. For VFW, it is an opportunity to highlight Posts' volunteer initiatives. (VFW in action: VFW members and Posts demonstrating community service). Brief Article 150
Study says Gulf War ills not unique. (Service). Dyhouse, Tim Brief Article 198
Telephone route to member retention: VFW's Membership Department is testing telephone marketing to bring unpaid members back into the fold. (membership). Brief Article 451
VA burial benefits increased. (Service). Dyhouse, Tim 148
Vietnam movie hits the mark. (mail call). Letter to the Editor 435
Young entertainers brighten lives of hospitalized veterans; founded in 1976, Re-Creation--a group of volunteer performers--travels nationwide bringing happiness to patients confined to VA medical centers. Haines, Don Brief Article 1016

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