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The New York Times is running a series on the Vietnam War under the headline "Vietnam 67," accompanied by the brief introduction: "Historians, veterans and journalists recall 1967 in Vietnam, a year that changed the war and changed America.
In partnership with the Livingston County war Museum-Dal Estes education Center, Pontiac Township high school played host to four veterans sharing their personal, wartime experiences with students and residents in the school's auditorium Tuesday ...

Gazing upward over the weekend, many may have seen a relic of the past streak across the sky, filling the air with a thumping sound synonymous with the Vietnam War. On Saturday, a local nonprofit's nearly six-year journey to restore a Huey gunship ...
Distinguished Service Cross recipient Richard Rinaldo spoke with Task & Purpose about the disparity between courage under fire and its recognition after the fact.
Milwaukee - The warplane of Captain Lance Sijan, a Vietnam War veteran and Bay View Medal of Honor recipient, is now at its new home at General Mitchell International Airport.

army helicopters fire machine guns in March 1965 to cover the advance of ground troops in an attack on a Viet Cong camp northwest of Saigon near the Cambodian border in Vietnam.
Levin followed "Crazy Razor" with the 2013 publication of "The Many Deaths of Comrade Binh: Tales From the Vietnam War," a collection of short stories that Levin described as "some fiction, some 100 percent true with the names changed for people's ...
A Vietnam War Reading List, Brought to You by the war Hall. WOTR Staff. February 27, 2017. Vietnam-Op-McA. For special access to experts and other members of the national security community, check out the new War on the Rocks membership.
"The Wall That Heals," a one-half replica of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., is coming to Haverhill Wednesday, June 14 and will be assembled ...
After almost 50 years, the remains of a missing Marine who was shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War are coming home. The remains of Marine Corps Reserve 1st Lt.
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Michigan's Vietnam War veterans and their families are invited to participate in a lapel pin ceremony in Grand Rapids this weekend.
In Chuck Logan's Stillwater office Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, is a helicopter made out of Coke cans that he got during a visit to Vietnam in 1996.
Secretary of State Dean Rusk talks with President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. (New York Times photo). The New York Times is running a series on the Vietnam ...
The Vietnam War's icon was arguably the UH-1 helicopter. Officially designated the Iroquois ('Huey' is more of a term of endearment), this helicopter has been the most-produced in history, first flying in 1956 - that means it has just over six decades ...
It's been more than sixty years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, left her in Vietnam, but the 94-year-old still sleeps with a body pillow she fashioned from his military uniform.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A California lawmaker was removed from the state Senate floor after refusing to stop delivering a speech criticizing late state Sen. Tom Hayden for his leadership role in the anti-Vietnam War movement of the 1960s. Republican Sen.

Propeller-driven aircraft such as the RB-36 had given way to the jet age in the form of the B-52 Stratofortress and the F-102 Delta Daggers as Travis entered the 1960s - a decade that would see it gear up to become a hive of activity, supporting the ...
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
Sometimes, the shebeen is a warm and wonderful place. Back in December, we remembered two heroes on the occasion of their deaths. One was John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth.
A Purple Heart and 23 military medals that were stolen from a Northern California man during the Lake Oroville evacuations were found and returned to him Sunday.
A Vietnam War Memorial sculpture is one step closer to coming to Lake Wichita in Wichita Falls. Council members passed an ordinance Tuesday granting permission for the sculpture to be located at veterans Plaza across from the Texas State hospital.
Milwaukee -- The warplane of Captain Lance Sijan, a Vietnam War veteran and Bay View Medal of Honor recipient, has been removed from its pedestal outside of what used to be the 440th Airlift Wing compound at Mitchell International Airport.
Vietnam War-Era veteran Receives First Community Recognition. By Lisa Warren Staff Writer; 12 hrs ago; 0. Sam Tullock. Buy Now.
From the years 1967 to 1972, John Miller photographed many aspects of public opposition to the US-led Vietnam War and the New Zealand government's participation in it.
Raymond Usher poses for a photo in the Wyoming Room of the Sheridan County Library on Feb. 2, 2017. Usher enlisted in the army in hopes of getting more out of life.
In Vietnam, it is called the American war. In the United States, it is called the Vietnam War. It had its start in 1955, escalated in the '60s, and ended with the fall of Saigon in 1975 to the Viet Cong -- resulting in the reunification of Vietnam ...
Leaving at home their sequined gowns, high heels and cummerbunds for the next black-tie affair, some of the community's most philanthropic residents recently stepped out in sunglasses, tennis shoes and blue jeans.
Last year, not long after the publication of his Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen released a nonfiction analysis, impassioned yet forensic, of ''Vietnam and the memory of war''.
aviation Heritage Park Director Emeritus Arnie Franklin (from left); Tim Miles, an Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group representative; Vince Hines, who once flew Hueys in the military; emeritus Bob Pitchford; emeritus Dan Cherry; president Joe ...
Vietnam veteran Bill Reynolds, who serves as The Signal's Director of veteran Affairs, was with the Group of Eight combat reporters - all US Marines - who covered the Vietnam War when they set foot in Vietnam Friday. "Preparing for the emotions that ...
Burns and his partners at Florentine films are now in the year-long final phase of putting to bed their latest series - The Vietnam War, a project that provides a slightly different challenge when compared with his other war series: the seminal Civil ...
The community of Welsh is honoring one of its fallen soldiers in a special way.In the mid 1960's Donald Charles Gillett was what many would consider an all-American boy.
Moore's book about the exploits of his battalion in the Battle of Ia Drang Valley during the Vietnam War - co-written with journalist Joseph L. Galloway - was adapted into a 2002 Hollywood film in which Moore was portrayed by actor Mel Gibson.
Bruce M. Ryan, 67, passed away on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Bruce was a native of Alexandria, Va., and a peninsula resident since 1957.
The opinions stated in this article are solely those of the author and not of The Davis Clipper. I work with several "millennials," all relatively suspicious of "facts" from the government and question the benefits that the government provides.
It's a well-known fact that soldiers returning home after serving in the Vietnam War were mistreated by their fellow Americans.
Moore, who died Friday, was seen as a hero for his role in the first major land battle in Vietnam. He later co-authored the book, We Were soldiers Once ... and Young. Originally broadcast in 1992. TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross.
Vietnam War-Era veteran Recalls Service. By Cameron Judd Staff Writer; 9 hrs ago; 0. Quilt Presentation. Buy Now. Sun Photo By Cameron Judd.
Senior Master Sergeant, Robert Thomas (Tommy) Elliott, is returning home for a second time. The native of El Dorado was killed in action in the Vietnam War on Dec. 21, 1972. Elliott was originally buried in El Dorado on July 21, 1985, more than 12 ...
BRADLEY COUNTY veteran Bill McClure, left, and veteran and author J.L. "Bud" Alley will be involved in a three-day recognition and validation ceremony for Vietnam War veterans the last week in March in Chattanooga. Nationwide celebrations, authorized ...
From left: Regent of the Santa Margarita Chapter of the National Society of the daughters of the American Revolution, Alida Woodward, ICS/VANC VAC meeting co-chairmen, Carter Crewe, John Meyer and Santa Margarita DAR representative Wanda Prosser ...
Before the end commentary wrapped up, Vietnam War Correspondent, Joe Galloway took his time to show gratitude. "I would just like to say on behalf of a nation that too easily forgets the cost of war and who pays the price to our veterans of Vietnam and ...
Discovery-Channel_D_logo_760px Lionsgate and Discovery have announced a new ten episode dramatic television series based on a memoir by former ...
Lt. Col. Rafael Candelario, acting commander of the 5th Marine Regiment, holds a concept drawing of a future Vietnam memorial with Brian Coty, director of the 5th Marine Regiment Support Group and Vietnam veteran Stephen Colwell at Camp Pendleton in ...
"The Suck," a Vietnam War drama produced by the Emmy-winning producers of "thirtysomething" Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz has received a 10-episode ...
"Dogs exhibit heroism under fire in extreme combat," says Jim Dugan (USAF ret) of Rapid City who will talk about his Vietnam War experiences as a dog handler, while headquartered at Tan Son Nhut Air Base. Sponsored by the Black Hills veterans Writing ...
The U.S. economy isn't growing as fast as it once did, but most Americans are now more secure in their jobs than any time since the Vietnam War. The government on Thursday said initial jobless claims - a proxy for layoffs - fell to 234,000 in early ...
"Thirtysomething" creators Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz's Vietnam War drama "The Suck" is coming to Discovery Channel.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) want to recognize and honor the veterans of the Vietnam War. On Friday, the Senate passed the Donnelly-Toomey bill to designate March 29th as "National Vietnam War ...


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