Category Archives: Vietnam War

These are stories and photos about York County and York countians in the Vietnam War/

York Vietnam vet: ‘My last job in the Marine Corps was notification of next of kin’

Bill Fissel looks over the Vietnam Veterans Memorial sculpture at artist Lorann Jacob’s Dallastown studio. The finished work will be displayed at the York Expo Center. Background posts: War memorials stand proudly in towns throughout York County and Sculptor molds … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Genealogy/research, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, Notable images, Unsung/obscure sites, Vietnam War, War | Comments Off on York Vietnam vet: ‘My last job in the Marine Corps was notification of next of kin’

No Vietnam War monument exists, but York County vets group is fixing that

Rickey Cox shows a model of a planned memorial to honor Vietnam War veterans at a York Revolution game in 2007. Dallastown sculptor Lorann Jacobs designed the model and is shaping the monument. Update: See the completed monument, at the … Continue reading

Posted in American Revolution, Archives, all posts, Civil War, Events, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Genealogy/research, Local landmarks, Unsung/obscure sites, Vietnam War, War, World War II | Comments Off on No Vietnam War monument exists, but York County vets group is fixing that

York County Vietnam marker funding at half-way mark; looking for more

Sculptor Lorann Jacobs’ York County Vietnam Memorial will be constructed at the York Expo Center, with unveiling set for the fall of 2009. This is a model of the bronze figures, promoted by Rickey Cox in 2007 at a York … Continue reading

Posted in Archives, all posts, Events, Explanations/controversy, For photo fans, Genealogy/research, Local journalism & Web, Local landmarks, People, Vietnam War, War | Tagged , | Comments Off on York County Vietnam marker funding at half-way mark; looking for more