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Vietnam vet Camerer 'a pillar' of the Yakima VFW

Vietnam vet Camerer 'a pillar' of the Yakima VFW

Fred Camerer is a Vietnam veteran. He’s 74. This is his 18th year heading the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars parade in downtown Yakima.

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VFW Leader: Staff Sgt. Jack Pendleton an Example for the Nation

VFW Leader: Staff Sgt. Jack Pendleton an Example for the Nation

It’s been 75 years since Staff Sgt. Jack Pendleton sacrificed himself for the men in his infantry squad when they were pinned down by a German machine gun nest.

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Valley veterans reflect on service, September 11

Valley veterans reflect on service, September 11

Tim Gatton, the newly appointed commander of Yakima VFW Post 379, said every generation has an event they’ll remember forever. For him, that day is Sept. 11.

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