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Assigned to Vietnam as an infantry adviser in the early part of the U.S. ground war, then Capt. Larry Bayer found an interesting artifact to bring home.
"If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the results of a hundred battles." Sun Tzu (Master Sun), whose birth name was Sun Wu, must have considered this vitally important , because he said it at least four different times with slight ...

A push to build a large monument honoring those who fought in the Vietnam War is gaining steam in Wichita Falls. The Major Francis Grice chapter of the daughters of the American Revolution is spear-heading the project.
Whiting Field Naval Air Station recognized Vietnam-era navy helicopter pilot and Medal of Honor recipient Clyde Lassen on Tuesday with the unveiling of the ...
Fifty years ago this year, King began agitating against the Vietnam War, a lesser-remembered chapter of his career in which the preacher once again launched an unpopular battle against the prevailing opinions of the establishment, the broader public ...
The Joint veterans Council of Washington County is working on raising funds for a memorial dedicated to the sacrifices made by those that fought in the Vietnam War. The memorial would feature several monuments and be located off South Walnut Street at ...
Fifty years ago this year, King began agitating against the Vietnam War, a lesser-remembered chapter of his career in which the preacher once again launched an unpopular battle against the prevailing opinions of the establishment, the broader public ...
John Kerry returns to site where he killed man during Vietnam War. The US Secretary of State, a decorated veteran, meets former Viet Cong guerrilla who ambushed his patrol boat in 1969.
"Are you prepared for Donald Trump tweets saying this is fake news?" Ken Burns got asked right off the bat during the TCA Q&A to discuss his latest PBS documentary The Vietnam War. Related · 'Great News' EPs On How This Workplace Comedy Differs ...
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.
Goins Crane Service crew lift the helicopter off its perch Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at the Vietnam War Memorial. Yfat Yossifor, San Angelo Standard-Times.
The Vietnam War ended more than 40 years ago. But an estimated 271,000 war-zone veterans still experience some post traumatic stress disorder, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry two years ago.
FAIRFAX, VA (WUSA9) - In this week's Salute to Service, we introduce you to a Vietnam War veteran who served our country for 27 years.
Here is a protoype of the kind of banner that educator Joe Doiron and local students hope to purchase and display throughout the city in tribute to those from Sanford and Springvale who served during the Vietnam War and made the ultimate sacrifice.
While he is mostly known for his work during the civil rights Movement, toward the end of his life King was also heavily involved in protests against the Vietnam War and started the poor people's Movement in an effort to prod the federal government to ...

The design of an architect from Slovenia, Grega Vezjak, has been chosen for a monument planned at veterans Memorial Park on Taylorsville Road in Jeffersontown that is intended to honor and express gratitude for the effort of Americans and the South ...
In this June 8, 1972 file photo, crying children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, run down Route 1 near Trang Bang, Vietnam after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places as South Vietnamese forces from the 25th Division walk ...
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. - A special Huey helicopter that saw service during the Vietnam War is now on display at the Palm Springs International Film Festival as part of the film "Take Me Home Huey.
Did you, or friends or relatives, serve in the Vietnam War? Add your comments at the end of the online version of this editorial at GCTelegram.
The Vietnam War is one of the most documented conflicts in history. It was a period of conflict between the communist North Vietnam, along with its allies, and South Vietnam, which was backed by the United States, that lasted from 1954 to 1975.
President Kennedy's failure to challenge North Vietnam's glaring and extensive violation of the 1962 Geneva Treaty on the neutrality of Laos, President Johnson's compounding of this error by allowing Laos and Cambodia to become sanctuaries for North ...
There have been seven King Kong movies released in the United States and Japan since 1933, but the time period most notably associated with giant ape's stories is the early 1930s, as seen in the original movie and the 2005 remake.
For anyone who has ever wished to learn of Vietnam War casualties who attended school with you, there is a helpful website that provides such data.
Relocation. He served out of Thailand until March 1967. "They told us to get out of the country," Mellott said. He went to Cheyenne, Wyoming, for a brief time, then returned to the Vietnam War with a new assignment. His primary job was helping with air ...
Stephanie Murphy Went from Vietnam War refugee to Member of Congress. by Taylor Weik. Image: Stephanie Murphy. In this Oct. 18, 2016 photo, Florida Democratic congressional candidate Stephanie Murphy, center, meets with voters at a senior center in ...
"Escape from Saigon - a Novel" follows the lives of people trapped in the besieged capital city of South Vietnam during April, 1975-the final 30 days of the Vietnam War. To be published on January 3, 2017, this historically accurate novel follows the ...
For decades, the military and the VA have repeatedly turned to one man to guide decisions on whether agent orange harmed vets in Vietnam and elsewhere.
A memoir of the Vietnam War by the much-praised author of The Sympathiser. Nguyen investigates how the conflict is remembered across the world: in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Korea and America.
A Fairbanks navy veteran has been honored for his military service more than 40 years after the end of the Vietnam War. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that U.S.
LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) - A Tennessee Vietnam War veteran has waited decades to hold his war medals. In 1967, David McCloud was on leave when he learned he would be receiving a Bronze Star, a Purple Heart, and a Vietnam Service medal, ...
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Michael Rhodes, deputy of administration, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, arrive for the opening of a Pentagon exhibit commemorating the 50th ...
It may not have been one of the more popular eras in American military history. We're remembering and commemorating the Vietnam War and the lessons learned in that conflict. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and his predecessor Chuck Hagel cut the ribbon ...
This Vietnam War era QF-4 Phantom, bottom, flew at the Dayton Air Show in 2007 in a Heritage flight with a WWII era P-51 Mustang and an f-15 Eagle.
Herman Vargas served in the United States Marine Corps from 1971 to 1979. He trained pilots for Vietnam and later traveled throughout the world as a Marine.
By Mike Scruggs- On November 1, 1963, the Kennedy Administration encouraged and abetted a military overthrow of South Vietnamese President NGO Dinh Diem.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Michael Rhodes, deputy of administration, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, arrive for the opening of a Pentagon exhibit commemorating the 50th ...
The permanent exhibit, located on the 3rd floor of the Pentagon between corridors 2 and 3, uniquely documents and illustrates the history of U.S.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, flanked by Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Michael Rhodes, deputy of administration, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, arrive for the opening of a Pentagon exhibit commemorating the 50th ...
The best films, comics and TV series have always had a political edge to them - yet often, that political aspect becomes forgotten, lost in the mists of time.
Officers said it is one of thousands dropped by the U.S. during the Christmas bombings in 1972. military officers in the northern port city of Hai Phong successfully removed a bomb weighing around 100 kilograms that had been dragged up by the anchor of ...
A Vietnam War veteran in Natchitoches is in another fight for his life, while a son enters the military with dreams of leading Marines into battle.
That was our little celebration on the boat there in the middle of the Vietnam War." But it was not just the notes and gifts from those he knew that elicited feelings of gratefulness from the former sailor; the Christmas of 1968 also included a message ...
An estimated 11.4 million gallons of the chemical pesticide known as agent orange were sprayed over millions of acres of Vietnam forests from 1962 to 1970.
Each veteran was presented with a Vietnam War Commemorative Lapel Pin, which is presented to veterans who served on active duty anytime from Nov. 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975.
Lawrence Manley Colburn, a helicopter gunner in the Vietnam War who helped end the slaughter of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers by U.S.
The novel features a communist spy who is spirited away from the Vietnam War and given refuge in California. His mission: to snoop against the losing side, the South Vietnamese.
Lawrence Manley Colburn, a helicopter gunner in the Vietnam War who helped end the slaughter of hundreds of unarmed Vietnamese villagers by U.S.
The Truckload Carriers Association announced recently one of its carrier members, Halvor Lines (No. 233 on the CCJ Top 250), will host The Wall That Heals Vietnam War memorial exhibit from July 20-23, 2017, at their headquarters in Superior, Wis ...


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