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Known as the "Lost 74," the men died during the Vietnam War, but their names are not listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington. Grant, one of the 199 survivors of the Evans collision, wants that rectified. He's worried about the legacy of the "Lost 74" not being honored with the ...
In the military: Morris Bodine spent a year and a half in Vietnam. Although about 50 years have passed, he still feels the effects. A wound the Purple Heart recipient got there has required two knee replacements, an ankle replacement and the insertion of rods in his legs. Bodine said he visits the ... Veteran Vietnam War

HO CHI MINH CITY: Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows to one he can scarcely remember. With conspiracy and fraud ... refugees
Anderson flew about 200 missions during the Vietnam War, taking off and landing on the USS America that sailed the waters of the South China Sea. Like his grandfather before him, he had an unexpected incident in his War aircraft. "I did have an ejection and rescue at Sea," he said. "We were in ...
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (WDRB) -- After years of planning, a Vietnam memorial wall is now standing tall in Elizabethtown. Crew installed the last panel Wednesday afternoon at the Elizabethtown Nature Park. Workers are still putting down sod and will soon clean the memorial before its official debut.
The recognition came during a special 'Welcome Home' ceremony at Washington Crossing Historic Park in Upper Makefield. More than three dozen Philadelphia-area Vietnam War veterans were recognized Thursday during a special welcome home ceremony at Washington Crossing Historic Park. Vietnam War
The Marine Corps plans on adopting the Mk 13 Mod 7 sniper rifle for Marine scout snipers, officials confirmed to Marine Corps Times on April 2, a much-needed and long-overdue replacement for the M40 system that Marines have wielded since the Vietnam War. Since the start of the Global War on Terror in 2001, the M40's ...
Lou Correa, D-Santa Ana, as part of the Vietnam Veterans Commemorative Project. The Department of Defense program aims to celebrate those who served in the Vietnam War – Americas and their allies – through ceremonies highlighting their service. “We should have never, ever, gave you anything but ...
In 2017, President Donald Trump signed legislation creating National Vietnam War Veterans Day, a day honoring the brave men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in United States history. President Barack Obama had previously proclaimed March 29, 2012, as Vietnam ...
A 375-foot-long replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is coming to Mas Fukai Park in Gardena this week. “The Wall That Heals,” which has visited nearly 600 communities since 1996, lists the names of more than 58,000 fallen service members who perished or went missing in the Vietnam War.
At Pittsfield service, county's casualties in Vietnam War honored. Veterans, their families, and community members gather at Park Square in Pittsfield on Saturday for a ceremony honoring the 27 servicemen from Berkshire County who were killed in action during the Vietnam War. STEPHANIE ZOLLSHAN ...
This gallery comes from FOTO. Check out more amazing photos there in The Hardest Working Photographer in Vietnam. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below. The Living and the Dead. Getty ImagesTerry Fincher. Terry Fincher (1931 - 2008) was one of the premier daily press photographers of the ...
Three decades later, Robert McNamara, a key architect of the Vietnam War who served as defense secretary for both Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, renounced those wartime claims — the very ones he and others had invoked to justify the war. In two books, “In Retrospect” (1995) and “Argument ...
Bill Murray Compares Parkland Teens To Vietnam War Protesters Who Changed History ... Bill Murray warmly hailed the Parkland, Florida, teens who have launched a powerful anti-gun movement, comparing them in an NBC News op-ed to Vietnam War protesters who changed the course of history.
WASHINGTON - As Americans commemorate National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29 many of our soldiers who returned home continue to struggle every day. The day acknowledges the 2.7 million Americans who served in Vietnam, the 304,000 who were wounded and the 58,000 who were ...
When Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Army troops were captured by the North Vietnamese or went missing in action in the late 1960s and early '70s, the government ordered their wives and families to keep quiet. They were told that to speak about it might endanger the lives of their husbands, fathers or ...

Burrell High School students got to go beyond the history books Friday to learn about the Vietnam War. Students hear accounts of the war from the people who know it best — the veterans who served in it — during an event with a local veterans group, Vietnam Veterans, Inc. "I feel like history is probably ...
I was thinking, looking at the kids in Parkland, Florida who have started these anti-gun protests, that it really was the students that began the end of the Vietnam War. It was the students who made all the news, and that noise started, and then the movement wouldn't stop. I think, maybe, this noise that those ...
Adopted Vietnam War unit marks 50th anniversary as San Mateo's own. Email. share; share ... The Vietnam war generated a lot of protests and dissent, but that didn't stop a Peninsula city from adopting a military unit at a time when soldiers, many of them draftees, needed moral support. This weekend ...
Drawing upon speakers with very different experiences, the conversation will expand on the recent Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Vietnam War documentary. Related videos and books will be highlighted. This conversation is part of TPT's ongoing Minnesota Remembers Vietnam initiative (mnvietnam.org).
OKLAHOMA CITY – Veterans of the Vietnam War are getting the recognition they deserve following an act that was signed into law last year. Last year, President Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 107 into law. Initially, the bill encouraged citizens to fly the U.S. flag on March 29 to ...
“American doesn't really understand everything that went on back in the 60's in the Vietnam War,” said Bob Lembke of Mason City. But those who ... Lembke has been reading and learning about the Vietnam War since coming back as a way to cope with how he was treated when he came home. He says it ...
A memorial honoring Marines and sailors who died during the Vietnam War and were part of the “Fighting Fifth” Marine Regiment will begin its cross-country journey Thursday, March 22, when it departs from Rock of Ages foundry in Vermont en route to the 5th Marine Regiment Memorial Garden at Camp ...
Shading my eyes from the bright sun, I stared into the bomb crater amid the verdant rice paddies. While it had been nearly 50 years since the last American planes riddled the countryside near Danang in central Vietnam, craters still pockmark the land. Some of the deep depressions remain dry while others, ...
The U.S. Naval War College (NWC) Museum will commemorate Vietnam War veterans on Thursday, March 29 at noon. The event is in support of the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017, which designates March 29 of each year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. The schedule of events will ...
Sad that Stephen Hawking has left us…he opposed the Vietnam war and the genocidal adventure in Iraq. BUT he is not in the 1968 demo pic. Repeat NOT. An illiterate caption by the National Portrait Gallery has created this myth. Wish it was him but it iosn't so please no more emails on my FB regarding ...
As with many long-running conspiracy theories, the idea of a Deep State as we know it today has its roots in the Vietnam War. And it's perfectly understandable that Vietnam had such a profound effect on the American psyche and their willingness to believe the government. As the years drew on, it emerged ...
For the first time since the end of the Vietnam War more than four decades ago, a US Navy aircraft carrier will set anchor in the country Monday. Publicly, the United States has portrayed the four-day visit by the USS Carl Vinson and its contingent of 5,000 sailors and aviators as an historic opportunity to ...
MULLINS, SC (WMBF) – On October 31, 1965, his wedding anniversary, then-Captain Norman P. Huggins, from Mullins, was one of the first ten fighter pilots shot down over North Vietnam, and the first to make it back without being captured. He was rescued after a three-hour engagement with the Viet Cong ...
Vince Cantu and Joe Galloway, both aged 76, have been friends since they met as third graders in the tiny town of Refugio, Texas. After their high school graduation in 1959, Joe left town to become a journalist. Vince stuck around Refugio where he fronted a local band, until he was drafted into the Army in ...
With the Pentagon and U.S. Defense Department commemorating the 50th anniversary of America's involvement in the Vietnam War through a series of over 300 events being held at military cemeteries, veterans' centers and other sites, MacDevitt said he and other Chicago Veterans for Peace members ...
The museum and Blackhawk Chapter 409 of the Vietnam Veterans of America in Jefferson County are partnering to host “Wisconsin Remembers: a Face for Every Name,” is a tribute to all fallen service members from Wisconsin who sacrificed their lives while serving in the Vietnam War (1955-1975).
Communist forces overran the key southern city of Hue triggering one of the biggest battles of the Vietnam War. The attack was part of the Tet Offensive in 1968, when North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong guerrillas launched surprise assaults on towns and cities across South Vietnam. Nguyen Dac Xuan ...
Four. That's the number this weekend in San Antonio, where Villanova, Kansas, Michigan and Loyola-Chicago meet in the Final Four. But to track those teams' journeys to the last weekend in March, you have to put a dollar sign in front of that number … and add a lot more zeros.
When Kent Laudeman returned from the Vietnam War, he felt like he had to justify why he served when applying for jobs. He felt discouraged and questioned their mission and American leaders. "There were no parades, no 'Thank you's,' only tears, insults, protests, spittle and then, 'You lost the war,'” ...
Apocalyptic rhetoric rolled across the airwaves on Sept. 29, 1967, as it usually does when presidents go before the American public to explain why the nation is fighting in a war. As he spoke to his national television audience, President Lyndon Johnson sought to bolster flagging public support for the ...
A Vietnamese-language version of The Vietnam War from Florentine Films has been streamed more than 1.1 million times within the Southeast Asian country. Lynn Novick, who directed the 18-hour PBS series with Ken Burns, said she learned during production that people in Vietnam “don't know their own ...
During the Vietnam War, Perry had piloted this same model of chopper — a Bell UH-1H — as part of the 135 Assault Helicopter Company, an experimental regimen that combined U.S. and Australian forces. Perry was the Australian. The guy currently buckled-in in the back seat of the chopper was Geoffrey ...
REX/Shutterstock. Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's 10-part documentary series, The Vietnam War, takes a sweeping look at the first War that came into America's living rooms. ... Atticus added that the music and Burns's approach to the project are what made it different from other films about the Vietnam War.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The fall of Saigon in 1975 marked the end of the Vietnam War. It also marked the end of life as these three women know it. Mydung Cong, Hahn Crow, and Nghia Congour were all forced from their homeland, along with six of their seven siblings. Their family headed to the United ...
Yet the question remains: what would have happened if Japan had never occupied French Indochina in 1940? The best answer is that Japan only accelerated a process that was probably inevitable. By 1939, European colonialism was already fraying, as independence movements like the Viet Minh and ...
Mark Bowden is clearly correct in attacking the persistent conservative myth that the American press, and Walter Cronkite in particular, were somehow responsible for “losing” the Vietnam War when Walter broadcast his comments on the Tet offensive. He was careful to do so not on his nightly news ...
His classroom is in the Vietnam Friendship Village, a 20-year-old rehabilitation center for Vietnamese war veterans, their children and grandchildren, who are affected by exposure to Agent Orange, the defoliant sprayed across Vietnam by U.S. forces, now understood to damage humans across generations.
Communist forces overran the key southern city of Hue triggering one of the biggest battles of the Vietnam War. The attack was part of the Tet Offensive in 1968, when North Vietnamese Army and Viet Cong guerrillas launched surprise assaults on towns and cities across South Vietnam. Nguyen Dac Xuan ...
One day after a Florida school massacre wiped out 17 young lives, Mayor Rahm Emanuel likened the bloodbath caused by gun violence in America to the Vietnam War. “We lose on an annual basis around…65,000 people to opiate and heroin overdose. We lose another 35,000 people annually to gun ...
FORT WASHINGTON, MD. — Fresh off a busy week of being in the spotlight at the opening of a Vietnam War photo exhibit at the Newseum in Washington, Marine Corps veteran Richard Prince was ready to reflect on the moment. Then he received an email from The Greatest Generations Foundation.
News of the Vietnam War seared the front page on Feb. 5, 1968. Graphic, raw details were recounted by war-zone journalists. Fighting was thrust upon Saigon, the capital of South Vietnam, “no longer a sanctuary,” the Associated Press reported. Amid the violence inflicted by the invading Viet Cong ...
Arkansas will host its first ceremony in March observing the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, but some war veterans plan to boycott it. Their gripe lies with a portion of the March 29 ceremony intended to honor all veterans from the Vietnam War era (Nov. 1, 1955-May 15, 1975), regardless of whether ...
On Thursday, Vietnam War veteran Johnny Griggs Jr. will celebrate his 70th birthday and his 45th wedding anniversary, but neither would've been possible without a little bit of spiritual intuition. In 1966, Griggs was an 18-year-old U.S. Marine in the midst of the Vietnam War, and nearly lost his life when a ...


 

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