IMMEDIATE RELEASE August
VETERANS EXTEND SYMPATHY TO RUSSIAN FAMILIES
WASHINGTON, DC - Vietnam
Veterans of America National President, George C. Duggins today extended
condolences to the families of the 118 Russian submariners lost in the
of which uniform we wear or what flag we serve under, servicemen and
women share a common bond, Duggins said.
On behalf of our members and their families I want to extend our
heartfelt sympathy to the families of these brave men who did the
honorable thing by serving their country.”
submarine Kursk was lost as a result of still undefined explosions in
the Barents Sea last week, claiming the lives of all 118 crewmen.
ones country is a noble calling and in times of tragedy like this, all
people must stand together in sharing the grief of those who have lost
their loved ones,” Duggins concluded.
VVA’s point of contact for additional
information is Scott D. Campbell at (301) 585-4000, Ext. 158.
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Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) is the nation's
only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated
solely to the needs of Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA's
founding principle is "Never again will one generation of veterans