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Children & War: A Weekend of Reflection

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Press Release: SAIGON KIDS: An American Military Brat Comes of Age in 1960’s Vietnam

For Release September 2017 A distinguished musician and compelling American storyteller announces his debut book– SAIGON KIDS: An American Military Brat Comes of Age in 1960’s Vietnam On-sale in September 2017 at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Books & Books and other top retailers. Publishing in conjunction with the Fall ‘17 release of Ken Burn’s PBS […]

New Group Forming at the Museum

Memorial Honoring Military Families Coming to Santa Fe

The Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center (MAMF) in Tijeras and the New Mexico National Guard Museum in Santa Fe are partnering together to create a unique memorial dedicated to America’s military families. Construction began on the memorial on November 10 on the National Guard Museum grounds and will continue over the […]

A Buck A Brat Dandelion Challenge

This was his America he came home to

by Maria Dunnam Childers First time my dad went to ‘Nam I just started Jr high…I remember having to write the paper about what we wanted for Christmas…(remembering thinking how dumb…our age group)so I wrote the only thing I wanted was my dad to come home for Christmas and how this would make the whole […]

I was just a kid

Kinike Bermudez ‪‪ IT was the beginning of the VIETNAM war and all military dependents HAD TO LEAVE ASAP! With 9 kids and my parents, my dad didn’t want to separate us on the COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS OUT ON SPACE A, so arrangements were made for our family to fly out in a PARATROOPER TRANSPORT! We […]