kentuckian wounded in Vietnam has name added to memorial

Posted: 5/29/2006 by Floyd in Labels:

For three decades George Bryant Givens Jr. used a wheelchair, the scar tissue over his torn-up insides developed an inoperable cancer that killed him in 1994 at the age of 46-28 years after he was shot. It has taken his daughter Kate Martin two years to prove to the military that his death was related to his service in Vietnam. Read more,,
An estimated 1,600 children have lost a parent, almost all of them fathers, to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.,Read more,,
From the L.A. Times a brother speaks about his brother's commitment to serving his country  Bill Tessar brother of Jon Tessar, talks of how he has a new perspective of the troops after his brother's death. Jon Tessar's widow still lives on the Army base at Ft. Cambell, Ky. Read more,,