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Rants & Raves

...the world watches. President Obama sure didn't seem interested in honoring those same vets when he closed the World War II memorial during the government shutdown.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-13/rants-raves
How the media size up scandals

...Additional staff had to be dispatched to shoo people away from Washington's National Mall and the open-air World War II Memorial. It seemed to take more government resources to keep venues closed than to simply keep them open.Washington Times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-10/how-media-size-scanda
Vets' D.C. trips enriching

...group of World War II, Korea and Vietnam veterans to visit the three respective memorials.When we arrived at the World War II Memorial, it quickly became an emotional day. People were lined up holding "thank you" signs, and were calling out...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-18/vets-dc-trips-enriching
Answers wilt under scrutiny

...exchanges was when a woman in the audience spoke about a recent trip to Washington and found the U.S. National World War II Memorial closed, and asked who had made that decision. The congressman said he did not know, but there would be plenty of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-10/answers-wilt-under-scrut
America deserves better

One week after World War II veterans were denied access to the U.S. National World War II Memorial on the National Mall, Democrats had an immigration rally on those very grounds. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi thanked President...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-10-10/america-deserves-better
Hephzibah woman, 90, still helps other veterans

...Miller often is asked to lay a wreath during ceremonies. That was the case three years ago, when she toured the World War II memorial in Washington."The tour guide asked if there were any World War II veterans, and I was the only one on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-30/hephzibah-woman-90-still-help
Coming Sunday: Can ASU repeat?

...Championship in 2010. The team earned a trip to Washington, D.C., visiting sites like the Lincoln Memorial and World War II Memorial. Augusta State's players later ate cookies and sipped lemonade on the grounds of the White House before shaking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/asu/2011-05-27/coming-sunday-can-asu
We must never forget our capability for kindness in this troubled world

...our national monuments. He gives top priority to World War II veterans who might never get a chance to see the World War II Memorial. A front-page article in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 31 led to 130 inquiries. Hence, Doug needs financial help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-09-10/we-must-never-fo
Around the block

...veteransWorld War II veterans may take a three-day, all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to tour the World War II memorial and other monuments. The next trips are Sept. 23-25 and Oct. 21-23. For more information or to sign up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-09-14/canal-boat-tours
The Rail

...veteransWorld War II veterans may take a three-day, all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., to tour the World War II memorial and others. The next trip is Oct. 21-23. For more information or to sign up for a trip, call (706) 832-6483...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2011-09-28/rail