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City Council approves additions to monument

The Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday night approved additions to the Fallen Warriors Monument to the tune of $84,500. “I am just so proud that we’ve had such a huge community outpouring to make this...

High hopes for vet monument

Working to finalize the design, front and back, of the Fallen Warriors monument, Bill Reynolds said he was hopeful Santa Clarita will sign off on the design and addition of a pergola at the...

Fallen Warriors monument contributors

On August 23, 2016, Santa Clarita’s City Council approved installing a granite monument to honor 50 SCV residents who perished in war from WWII to the present, however with their approval, the project required...

Decorated veteran, accomplished military actor, confronts the Tet Offensive.

When Charlie Sheen and Johnny Depp were put through the paces of a mock Vietnam boot camp in preparation for the movie Platoon, retired U.S. Marine Corps officer Dale Adam Dye Jr. was the...

Veteran and film advisor joins Vietnam tour

Combat correspondent and film advisor, Dale Dye, is accompanying the group of war journalists to Vietnam Feb. 16 to 26. After serving three tours of duty as a U.S. Marine infantryman and combat correspondent on...

War journalists returning to their Vietnam combat zones

It was March 2016, when I received an e-mail out of the clear blue from The Greatest Generations Foundation’s (TGGF) founder, Timothy Davis. He introduced himself on that e-mail explaining that his foundation had...

Sam Modugno – WWII Combat Veteran – Valencia Resident

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Sam Modugno and his son Ron in Sam’s well appointed Awesometown condominium. Our conversation was delightful as we pored over his memorabilia and cobbled together his history...

Andrew Villegas – Iraq War Veteran – Canyon Country Resident

Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Andrew Villegas and his wonderful three children who joined our interview session and I was most impressed with their polite demeanor. Recruiter’s Broken Promise Andrew was born July 26,...

Amos E. Clemmons – Vietnam Veteran – Newhall Resident

Part II For this week’s Veterans page, I chose to continue Chaplain Amos E. Clemmons’ story, as we sat down for another interview session. I’ll readily admit that I hold great admiration for his exceptional service...

Courtesy photo Amos Clemmons, newly minted 1st Lieutenant.

Part I For this week’s Veterans page, I chose to interview a very interesting and delightful fellow. Meet Chaplain Amos E. Clemmons, retired Colonel – US Army. We must have talked for over 5 hours...

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