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Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

Backers seek expansion of civil rights death law

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — There has only been one prosecution under the Emmett Till Act, even though the law was passed with the promise of $135 million for police work and an army of federal agents to investigate unsolved killings from the civil rights era. Some deaths aren’t even under review bec…

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Group hopes to add learning center near Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the nonprofit organization authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1980 to build a national memorial in Washington, D.C., is well-known for its stewardship of “The Wall.”

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Closure is final after 46 years for Vietnam pilot's survivors

Closure is final after 46 years for Vietnam pilot's survivors

The casket with the remains of Lt. Col. Charles M. Walling and Maj. Aado Kommendant is borne to the Arlington graveside. Wednesday was the 46th anniversary of their crash.

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Closure is final after 46 years for Vietnam pilot's survivors

Closure is final after 46 years for Vietnam pilot's survivors

Charles M. Walling joined the Air Force after graduating from ASU. He was stationed in Tucson and Florida before volunteering to be a replacement pilot in Vietnam.

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Closure is final after 46 years for Vietnam pilot's survivors

Closure is final after 46 years for Vietnam pilot's survivors

WASHINGTON - Air Force Lt. Col. Charles M. Walling was flying his F-4C over Vietnam 46 years ago when he disappeared over Song Be Province, leaving behind a pregnant wife and a 22-month-old son.

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Say welcome home, thanks for your service to post-9/11 veterans today

I was ashamed I kept quiet. I didn't say a word about my brothers. Parker was holding forth in front of his locker about the Vietnam War when he snarled, "They don't belong there. Those soldiers are just murdering people. They kill babies."

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