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Rolling Thunder 2016: We Will Not Forget

We Will Not Forget: 29th Rolling Thunder roars into D.C. is a Special Report prepared by The Washington Times Advocacy Department.

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Mobile health clinic for vets on display

- The Washington Times

When thousands of patriotic motorcyclists arrive in the nation's capital for the annual Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom" over Memorial Day weekend, another wheeled vehicle will be in the mix.

Hundreds of bikes line Route 50 outside of the Patriot Harley-Davidson in Fairfax as volunteers and riders prepare for the annual Ride of the Patriots in support of Rolling Thunder.

After the ride come the tributes

After Sunday's powerhouse Ride for Freedom, spectators and riders will be treated to the soaring sounds of pipes and drums as well as inspirational remarks from men and women who have long stood up for veterans.

At least 1,620 Vietnam-era service members still sought

Since it was formed in 1970, the National League of POW/MIA Families has sought three things: the return of all POWs, the fullest possible accounting for those still missing and the repatriation of all recoverable remains of those who died serving the United States during the Vietnam War.

The seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington is seen here on June 21, 2013. (Associated Press) **FILE**

VA still plagued by delays in veterans' care: Watchdog

- The Washington Times

The Department of Veterans Affairs still has not done enough to stop employees from manipulating veterans' appointment wait times, and the agency isn't giving an accurate picture of the delays in veterans' health care, a nonpartisan watchdog report said Monday.

Heroes deserve to be honored, especially in the U.S. Capitol

Mr. Speaker, the measure before the House today directs the Architect of the Capitol to obtain a chair featuring the logo of the National League of POW/MIA Families and to prominently place it on display in the U.S. Capitol.