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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Chandler Howard: A Lifetime Of Leading In The Trenches

     Chandler Howard: A Lifetime Of Leading In The Trenches
    Chandler Howard spent the first 11 years of his life in a public housing project in Stratford on the Bridgeport line. He was drafted into the military and, at age 18, found himself in Vietnam with an M16 in his hands, in the back of a helicopter. When he returned to Connecticut, Howard came to the notice of People's United Bank chief executive Nick Goodspeed — then People's Bank — after being named volunteer of the year by the Red Cross. Howard was offered a job as a part-time teller.
  • Using brain power to fight effects of aging

    Using brain power to fight effects of aging
    Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity." But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...

    Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories

    Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories
    AVON — Bill Newman has worked for more than 10 years to record the military histories of veterans in town. Newman, 75, is a U.S. Army veteran who served six years on active duty during the Vietnam War and also served in the Army Reserves. A past...

    Stoners get high on love with marijuana dating sites

    Stoners get high on love with marijuana dating sites
    Dinner and a movie make for a typical date night but dinner followed by a joint could raise some eyebrows or be a turn-off despite increasing acceptance of marijuana use across the United States. So now, tuned-in stoners and users of medical pot are...

    Kit Valentine, advocate for environment in Catonsville

    Kit Valentine, advocate for environment in Catonsville
    Kit Valentine, an advocate for the environment who served as president and vice-president of the Patapsco Heritage Greenway, died Sept. 15 of pancreatic cancer. He was 73. Valentine spent the last 25 years of his life trying to give back to the...