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Thomas Clark (#47193734)
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Bio Photo I have been a high school US History teacher for the past 34 years, researcher, and collector of historical items, mainly military items. I love to take these items to show my students and others that history is something you can touch. I recently returned from a year in Afghanistan with the Indiana National Guard. I volunteered after being out of the military for over 25+ years. Talk about seeing history - I saw it!

For the past 31 years my students and myself have been looking for the families and friends of the 1621 Indiana casualties of the Vietnam War. We conducted all the research for the World War II,Korean and Vietnam Memorials in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. We are presently raising money to build a Veterans Museum in Schererville, Indiana. If you can help please email me. ushistoryman@yahoo.com

Check out these two links - Outstanding students.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ohw6D-bcfPU

Wall Street Journal


http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50141513n

CBS Evening News
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Kathie
RE: Harkins Grave Marker
I will check with the Sinai Temple which has burials at Greenwood Cemetery but they keep their own records. I don't know what the VVMF is.

Kathie
Added by Kathie on Jul 01, 2015 10:10 AM
Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester
RE: EDISON HARKIN
Very welcome!
Added by Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester on Jun 27, 2015 8:06 AM
Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester
EDISON HARKIN
All yours!! And thank you and I'm sure he does too,. Love it when family comes together here on FIND A GRAVE!!
Added by Cindy (Nekvasil) Hester on Jun 26, 2015 10:30 AM
Deb Minniear Rush
Info
Tom,
No that's fine. I will put any info on this memorial that you want on there and can not get it on there yourself.


Deb
Added by Deb Minniear Rush on Jun 25, 2015 9:45 AM
Deb Minniear Rush
Thomas Clark
Hi,
At this time I don't feel like I want to transfer the memorial.


Deb
Added by Deb Minniear Rush on Jun 24, 2015 9:06 AM
DSON1492
RE: Ronald Cleland
HI Tom,

I seen that and I can not thank you enough for adding the picture, This has made this memorial extra special for anyone whom may be related.

Take Care and Thank You for everything

Have a Great Day

Dave
Added by DSON1492 on Jun 22, 2015 8:55 AM
Kathy in NW Indiana
Transfer
I am happy to make the transfer and I am aware of the wonderful job you and your classes are doing. I am with the Portage Historical Society and I'd like to make a copy of any and all Portage servicemen you have information on. Thanks again. We still are not done with reading Calvary Cemetery. It is huge.
Added by Kathy in NW Indiana on Jun 20, 2015 8:02 AM
DSON1492
Ronald Cleland
HI Tom,

I appreciate what you are doing and I thank you for your service to our great Country.
I would rather hold on to the memorial until family steps forward as there is some in the area here.


Keep up your great work and please take care

Dave
DSON
Added by DSON1492 on Jun 19, 2015 5:35 AM
Tony
RE: Ramon P. Cancel
Hi Thomas,

The information I put on his memorial is this, A
bridge over the Deep River in the Lake Station
neighborhood where Ramon grew up was named the PFC Ramon Pena Cancel Bridge.

Hope that helps or perhaps contact his parents about it. If you do would you ask them where his is buried? and what school he attended and graduated from?

Thanks,
Tony #47235247
Added by Tony on Jun 13, 2015 6:30 PM
Paula
RE: George V. McMillan KIA
Never a problem.

Have a great day

Paula
Added by Paula on May 30, 2015 4:30 PM
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