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The head of the Oconee County Veterans Affairs office is not surprised at all over the controversy surrounding systemic problems in the delivery of health services to veterans that led to the resignation of Gen. Eric Shinseki as U.S. VA secretary last week.
The son of a tenant farming parents in Indiana, Ernie Pyle became history’s greatest war correspondent. The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist’s legacy rests in his words and the impact they had on Americans. His columns open a window to the hardships endured by the common U.S. soldier and serve today to honor what has been called “The Greatest Generation.”
When Patrick Vermeulen’s flight landed at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta last Wednesday, he knew he was no longer in Belgium. Vermeulen, 58, traveled thousands miles to meet Seneca native Lynda Munsey, 50, after one year of Internet correspondence.