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Ride to the Wall

Monday, June 11, 2012

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Members of a local motorcycle group, Rolling Thunder Missouri Chapter #3, took part in the annual "Ride to the Wall" to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., starting on May 23. This year marked the 25th anniversary for the ride, with each year bringing more participation and heightening awareness of the Vietnam-era veterans and their ongoing issues. Veterans and supporters that traveled to Washington, D.C. are pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Sherri Williams and Sara Hord. Second row: Rick Hord, Bob Womack, John Williams, president of Rolling Thunder Missouri Chapter #3, Tammy Kinman, Sam Einfeldt and Linda Einfeldt. Back row: Mike Weathermon, John Heltzen, Gordan Kinman and Chris Garcia.

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Members of a local motorcycle group, Rolling Thunder Missouri Chapter #3, took part in the annual "Ride to the Wall" to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend where they displayed the Gold Star Flag honoring Army Specialist Christopher Glenn Stark who was killed in action in COP Tangi, Afghanistan, on Feb. 28, 2011. Local Rolling Thunder members are pictured above. From left, are: Rolling Thunder Missouri Chapter #3 President John Williams, Sherri Williams, Chris Garcia, Debbie Lipper, Bob Womack, Gordan Kinman and Tammy Kinman.
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Chris Garcia took a few moments to make a charcoal rubbing of a Vietnam soldier's name at the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington, D.C. during the annual Ride to the Wall demonstration. Garcia was part of the Rolling Thunder Missouri Chapter #3 contingent that made the trip there this year.
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The Vietnam Women's Memorial is a memorial dedicated to the women of the United States who served in the Vietnam War, most of them nurses. It depicts three uniformed women with a wounded soldier. The woman looking up is named Hope, the woman praying is named Faith, and the woman tending to a wounded soldier, pictured above, is named Charity. It is part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., a short distance south of the



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