Wilma Vaught, One of the Most Decorated Women in U.S. Military History, to be Among Speakers as Montgomery County Honors Vietnam Veterans on Sat., Oct. 24

Retired Air Force Brigadier General Wilma Vaught, who retired after 28 years in the U.S. Air Force as one of the most decorated women in U.S. military history and who was one of the few military women to serve in Vietnam who was not a nurse, will be among the featured speakers on Saturday, Oct. 24, as Montgomery County honors the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. The event will take place at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, starting at 10:30 a.m. Read more…

Lamar Allen, Jr., Who Was Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, to be Among Speakers as Montgomery County Honors Vietnam Veterans on Sat., Oct. 24

Douglas “Lamar” Allen, Jr., a Burtonsville resident who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in Vietnam for flying his helicopter in a monsoon to rescue numerous wounded and injured soldiers who were pinned down after an ambush, will be among the featured speakers on Saturday, Oct. 24, as Montgomery County honors the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. The event will take place at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, starting at 10:30 a.m.  Read more…

Everett Alvarez, Jr., POW for 8½ Years, to be Among Speakers as Montgomery County Honors Vietnam Veterans on Sat., Oct. 24

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Everett Alvarez, Jr., a Navy pilot held prisoner in North Vietnam for more than eight years after his plane was shot down in 1964 and who is now a Potomac resident, will be among the featured speakers on Saturday, Oct. 24, as Montgomery County honors the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. The event will take place at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, starting at 10:30 a.m. Read more…

Bob Schieffer, Recently Retired from CBS News, to Host as Montgomery County Honors Vietnam Veterans on Saturday., Oct. 24

Bob Schieffer, who recently retired as host of the CBS show Face the Nation, has agreed to be the host and guest speaker on Saturday, Oct. 24, as Montgomery County will honor the men and women who served the nation during the Vietnam War. The event will take place at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, starting at 10:30 a.m. Read more…