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Desert Storm memorial marks an ‘atonement’ for Vietnam War mistakes

March 3, 2019

From the Military Times website

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Though separated by a few hundred yards, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the recently dedicated site of the future National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial are “inextricably” linked.

That was a message echoed by speakers at the Tuesday dedication ceremony of the patch of land within sight of the Lincoln Memorial and the Wall.

Retired Air Force Gen. Charles Albert “Chuck” Horner struck at a question that supporters have encountered since inspiration to undertake the project began in 2010 — why build a monument to such a short conflict?


To learn more about the Desert Storm Desert Shield War Memorial and fundraising efforts

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