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The title of his talk is "Vietnam War veterans, No Warm Welcome Home." Daniel served in the Air Force from 1969-1973. He was stationed at Takhli Royal Thai Air Force Base where he worked in Munitions Maintenance.
Richard Nixon waves goodbye with a salute to his staff members outside the White House as he boards a helicopter and resigns the presidency on Aug. 9, 1974.

Janna Hoehn, the Maui woman who found all the photos of Maui County's fallen in the Vietnam War, will read the names of the deceased.
The 11 a.m. ceremony will take place on the parade field outside the museum at 100 Bragg Blvd. and is open to the public. The event will honor those who served in Vietnam and highlight the sacrifices of those held as prisoner during the war.
'NCIS: Los Angeles' season 8's episode 21, titled "Battle Scars," will feature Hetty reuniting with her former Vietnam War associates as they work with the NCIS team to investigate a kidnapping by a former navy commander. The victim is reportedly a ...
CLERMONT - The idea to compile short stories written by local Vietnam veterans was born two years ago during casual lunch conversation.

The deaths of two soldiers landed a one-two punch on Henderson County's support for the Vietnam War in 1967. The county's first two losses in Vietnam were Sgt.
Noted filmmaker Ken Burns will air excerpts from his upcoming 18-hour documentary about the Vietnam War at a free event in San Diego next month.
Tomorrow is the 10th anniversary of the sudden death of American journalist and writer David Halberstam. Perhaps some British readers will vaguely recognise that name - some, but not many.
Burns, who went to school in Ann Arbor, screened excerpts from his upcoming documentary "The Vietnam War" at the Michigan Theater.
DEMING - Deming High classmates Pat Lewis and Roger Moore are doing something for the community they grew up in to honor Vietnam veterans from Luna County.
Ann Arbor, MI - The culmination of a 10-year effort to preserve what Ken Burns referred to as the most important event of the second half of the 20th century ...
A presentation about the Vietnam War and the Americans who fought will be held April 25 in Marion. The Marion Star reported that the Vietnam Awareness school will be held at the Harold L. Bradley American Legion Post 584 in Marion.
Tracing the cool metal exterior of a 1965 armoured personnel carrier (APC) sitting on display in Tasmania's south, former soldier Stan Hanuszewicz said he could still remember the "thud, thud, thud" of bullet rounds hitting the outside of a vehicle ...
Pham Thi Minh Thinh was still young during the Vietnam War. Now 52, she can still remember how, as a child, she hid in the underground bunkers of Hanoi from the bombs of the US armed forces.
"When placed next to the flags of World War II and the Korean war Commemoration Flags, the Vietnam War Commemoration Flag will signify the Vietnam veterans taking their rightful place among generations of U.S.
'Winning,' and the body of 'Vietnam War poetry' that it helped to establish, presented a searing critique of the war by those who had fought in it, a critique that continues to offer a valuable opportunity to understand and examine America's policies ...

The struggle to identify the enemy made the Vietnam War "horrifying", Mr Coffey said. " The First World War and the Second World War, you knew who you were fighting, but in Vietnam they were ordinary farmers and peasants during the day and then they're ...
Now, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and his co-director Lynn Novick look back on this period in a new ten-part documentary series The Vietnam War. In his conversation with Stateside, Burns said that the Vietnam Era suffered from a "virus of ...
MARION - Local students and the general public can learn about the Vietnam War and the Americans who fought there thanks to a presentation the last week in April.
MARLBOROUGH, Mass. - A Vietnam War veteran is left heartbroken after someone broke into his house and stole memories preserved on three computers.
It's been half a century since civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. spoke against the Vietnam War to a teeming multitude of peace demonstrators in New York City on April 15, 1967.
One thing people don't know is that during the Vietnam War, between 1962 and 1972, the U.S. government dropped 19 billion gallons of agent orange on the country, which also resulted in 2.4 million of us veterans were dosed with it.
LINCOLN - Next Tuesday, April 18, the Lincoln VA Regional Office will partner with the Nebraska Western Iowa Heath System, Omaha National Cemetery and Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs to host a Vietnam War Commemoration Ceremony.
On March 29, the Estero Island Chapter, National Society daughters of the American Revolution, honored more than 75 local Vietnam veterans at a Vietnam veterans Day ceremony at the Fort Myers Regional Library in recognition of the nation's 50th Vietnam ...
veterans were recognized for the nation's 50th Vietnam War commemoration program on March 29 at the Fort Myers Regional Library.
America has yet to recover fully from the Vietnam War, says documentarian Ken Burns. On Thursday evening, Harvard got a preview of his and Lynn Novick's powerful 18-hour film, "The Vietnam War." Interviewed before the screening, Burns told the Gazette ...
SWARTZ CREEK, MI -- Marcos Salazar couldn't get his Marine Corps uniform off fast enough after returning home from Vietnam in 1969.
David Dao, the passenger dragged off a United flight earlier this week, suffered a concussion and a broken nose and also lost two teeth, his attorney said on Thursday.
In front of a high-profile audience at the Harvard Art Museums, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns previewed parts of an upcoming film series about the Vietnam War at the Harvard Art Museums Thursday night. Hundreds, including University President Drew ...
A student from Kimberly, Charlie Fischer, says being able to something from the Vietnam War in person has much more impact then seeing it in a book.
Attending Vietnam-era veterans received a recognition honoring their service from Senator Toomey and the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. Harry Bloom receives pin fron Sen. Toomey., at right is Bob Souza, Toomey's office.
The Vietnam War, new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere September 17 on WITF.
Coweta Junior High will be re-named as Donald P. Sloat Junior High next week in a ceremony set for Monday, April 17 at 9:30 a.m. SPC 4 Sloat was killed in action during the Vietnam War in 1970 and was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2014.
A Vietnam War veteran received a welcome he says he never got when returned to the country Tuesday. family members say their plan started as talk in a garage on Christmas, and ended with hundreds of people showing their support for Ronnie Haney.
(CNN) A portrait of John F. Kennedy made up of contorted comic book heroes, a handgun carved into a school desk, Abraham Lincoln on a Pez dispenser.
Percy said the U.S. came close to winning the Vietnam War. The military was 18 miles into Cambodia and found the biggest weapons cache from the North Vietnamese army and Viet Cong.
In this Jan. 2017 file photo, members of the Joint veterans Council of Washington County discuss plans for a monument in Hagerstown dedicated to those who served in the U.S.
Washington's show of force in Syria highlights its approach to sparking wars, Vietnamese defense analyst Colonel Le The Mau told Sputnik, drawing a parallel between the Pentagon's massive airstrike against Damascus and the gulf of Tonkin incident which ...
Three Vietnam War heroes, one an Ahwatukee man, will be reuniting in Tempe to discuss a harrowing jungle attack and the subsequent incarceration of two of them in a prisoner of war camp.
Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. (KWQC) - People paid their respects and honored Vietnam War veterans at a Vietnam War anniversary commemoration ceremony on Arsenal Island Saturday.
Near the end of the ceremony, artillery cannons, almost to the minute, blasted to salute those killed 50 years before and honor the aging veterans who survived one of the fiercest firefights of the Vietnam War. The cannons' reverberating booms tripped ...
The 2008 National Defense Authorization Act authorized a program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The official commemoration began with the inaugural event at the Vietnam veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.
New Delhi: Indian cab aggregator Ola today said the firm is focussing on building a sustainable business and will turn profitable in two years even as it used the analogy of "Vietnam War" to describe competition with its US-based rival Uber. "...this ...
The Vietnam War will be the topic of the Robert G. Bone Distinguished Lecture from a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian. On Thursday, April 20, Fredrik Logevall will present "Making Sense of the Vietnam War" at 7 p.m. in the Caterpillar Auditorium of the ...
Thursday marked the 100 year anniversary of the start of World War I and the 50 year anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War. The daughters of the American Revolution, commonly known as DAR, hosted a luncheon at Oxford's St. Andrews United ...
JASPER - The chemical attack in Syria hits too close to home for one Jasper family. The Chenyworth's are preparing to say goodbye to their beloved husband and father, who died after decades of fighting the deadly agent orange chemical.
Dwaine Glathar of Fremont looks at a small tank and sits amid medals he earned while serving in Vietnam. Glathar is among local veterans who will fly to Washington, D.C.
SANTA FE, N.M. - war remembered through the daytime photos of Herb Lotz.
Updates in the news are provided for interested veterans, retirees and active duty service members. Vietnam veterans day: While I realize that this is April, I believe the following is important for all of us because the vast majority have no idea what ...


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