Major Gregory Knight, who helped shepherd the installation of the new Vermont National Guard memorial to soldiers killed in the global war on terror explains what the site means to soldiers whose comrades were killed in action.
The EPA’s criticism about the pace of cleaning up Lake
Champlain has become a debate about science and politics; The only Vermont
Democratic super-delegate supporting Hillary Clinton says she will throw her
support to Obama when Clinton concedes; Vermont Yankee’s owner will start
storing low level radioactive waste next month at its Vernon plant; The Vermont
National Guard has broken ground on a new memorial for soldiers killed in Iraq;
and commentator Bill Mares on Fair Trade coffee.
Democrat Gaye Symington has joined critics of Governor Jim
Douglas’ Lake Champlain cleanup; the Vermont National Guard has broken ground
on a new memorial for soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan; more…
Plans are being drawn up for two different memorials to Vermonters killed in
the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
as VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, the public has been asked to help plan one of the
criticized in Barre for outsourcing the carving of a statue of the Reverend
Martin Luther King Junior. Now the foundation planning a national memorial to
the slain civil rights leader is under federal investigation.