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The U.S. Department of Defense recognizes U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War from Nov. 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975. Eight million U.S. troops served all over the world during the Vietnam War, with more than 58,000 Americans killed. As of May 2017, the list of names on the Vietnam Wall Memorial ... Vietnam War Veterans

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 ...
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 ... OKLAHOMA
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 (

More than 40 years after its end, the Vietnam War remains, for Americans, essentially an American experience, or more accurately, an American metaphor. The continuing American inability and unwillingness to include the Vietnamese perspective also speaks volumes about how the United States ...
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 ...
I was studying the efficacy of international law, namely whether legal remedies exist for civilian victims of unexploded ordnance and chemical weapons from the Vietnam War. I had arrived well versed in the numbers: America dropped three times more ordnance over Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia than ... Bombs
WASHINGTON — Just a few miles from the demilitarized zone separating North and South Vietnam in February 1968, Army Pfc. Tom Hagel didn't know that CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite had delivered a seminal broadcast about the Vietnam War. Half a century ago, as the enemy's Tet ... Bombs
The Tet offensive was a turning point in the Vietnam War for Vietnamese nationalism. With North Vietnam having been turned over to the Communists by the French in 1954, Vietnam's southern provinces had become a haven for non-Communist nationalists, just as the western states of Germany were a ... Bombs
Deadliest day of Vietnam War shaped American attitudes. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall is seen as the Sun rises on the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, Monday, May 28, 2012, on Memorial Day in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Posted: 03/09/18, 11:24 AM EST | Updated: 13 hrs ago. # Comments. Bombs
OKLAHOMA CITY - Mike Mullings of Oklahoma City was a medic during the early stages of America's involvement in the Vietnam War. Soldiers looked to him to help them survive the wounds of combat; both physical and emotional. “He was just a very special, special guy,” says fellow Vietnam vet Rex ... Bombs
The best way to learn about the Vietnam War is to talk to a veteran, not relying on Hollywood's version of its history or a one-sided documentary. That was the message from retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Patrick Brady, a Medal of Honor recipient and San Antonio resident who visited Atlanta March 6. He said ... Bombs
In his column on Sunday, “Killers on campus,” Michael Arntfield tries to tie a series of unsolved murders of young women at UW-Madison to the student protests against the war in Vietnam. His thesis — that three serial killers were able to operate because “the white noise of activism and political agitation ... Bombs
Where you can pay respects to a Vietnam War veteran laid to rest. Miranda Lindley, KIII 8:41 AM. CST March 07, 2018. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery is inviting you to pay respects to a Vietnam veteran. Bombs

Janna Hoehn is still looking for photos of Vietnam veterans, and she needs your help to complete three local counties. As reported by the Times News last month, Hoehn is collecting these photos for a new museum, which will put a face with each name on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C.. Photos that ... Bombs
A gritty novel about the Vietnam War and a gothic fantasy are featured in the silent auction of old and rare books sponsored by the Friends of A.K. Smiley Public Library. They are “The Things They Carried” by Tim O'Brien and “Vathek” by William Beckford. Bid sheets are in the silent auction area on the main ... Bombs
MIDDLEBURG – It was late in the day, William Byrns sat in an old bomb crater, covered in leaves and mud from the surrounding Vietnamese jungle. Byrns clutched his radio tightly, waiting for a response. When the response finally came, it was not what he wanted to hear, “We can't get you 'til tomorrow ... Bombs
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Cape Sebastian Chapter, is hosting a Vietnam War 50th anniversary commemorative luncheon at 11:30 a.m., March 17, in the Curry Showcase Building at the Event Center on the Beach in Gold Beach. The event is being held “to thank and honor veterans ... Bombs
In 2017 President Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act designating March 29 of each year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day. This commemoration is an opportunity for all Americans to recognize, honor and thank our Vietnam veterans and their families for their service and ... Bombs
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 ... Bombs
But the two reunited in a most unexpected place: in South Vietnam, where the U.S. was ratcheting up its involvement in the war. Joe and Vince recounted the moment during a StoryCorps interview. "The next time you and I saw each other was in the middle of the Vietnam War in the Ia Drang Valley," says ... Bombs
Editor's Note: This week THE CALL is featuring two African American heroes of the Vietnam War, as part of this year's Black History Month theme set forth by the Association for ... President Lyndon B. Johnson presented the medal posthumously in 1968 for his exceptional heroism during the Vietnam War. Bombs
The first dirt was turned in January on the spot where the National Vietnam War Museum's indoor museum will be constructed in Weatherford. The two-story, 18,000-square-foot first phase will house three of the museum's planned 11 galleries. Additional phases will be added as fundraising allows. From left ... Bombs
As a Vietnam veteran, I read with great interest this op-ed by guest columnist Paul Lauter. The author, a peace activist, suggests that those who opposed the war should receive recognition for opposing a senseless war. I would argue that it was a senseless war only because we didn't win. I wonder how this ... Bombs
THE wheels screeched along the tarmac, lifted off slightly and then screeched again. And that's when they knew they were home. The stony silence was broken as the war-weary passengers erupted with applause. It is 1968 and the plane has just touched down in Sydney after arriving from Vietnam. Bombs
Cedar Park City Council members got some support Thursday night for their decision to turn down a Vietnam War statue because it didn't include a woman. The encouragement came from Melissa Glaze, an eight-year Navy veteran, the commander of the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post and a mother ... Bombs
EL PASO, Texas - Fifty years ago an El Paso Marine was part of documented history during the Vietnam War. Life Magazine correspondent David Douglas Duncan was covering the Vietnam War when he captured a photograph of El Pasoan Albert Miranda looking through the scope of his sniper rifle. Bombs
SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. (WNCN) – The remains of a Goldsboro man who was shot down over Laos during the Vietnam War have been recovered, military officials said. Col. Edgar Felton Davis was shot down while aboard an RF-4C Phantom on Sept. 17, 1968 just south of Sepone in ... Bombs
The revelations about South Korean atrocities during the Vietnam War, which began in the early 2000s, sparked a debate about the country's culpability for the US-led conflict. This reckoning, which jarred with South Korea's own history of abuse by foreign powers and mass killings, is still going on today ... Bombs
South Vietnamese forces follow after terrified children, including 9-year-old Kim Phuc, center, as they run down Route 1 near Trang Bang after an aerial napalm attack on suspected Viet Cong hiding places on June 8, 1972. A South Vietnamese plane accidentally dropped its flaming napalm on South ... Bombs
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. Bombs
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 ... Bombs
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 ... Bombs
A proposed Vietnam War military sculpture has been sent back to the drawing board after some Cedar Park City Council members said women should be represented in the design. During a Feb. 8 meeting, City Council reviewed an agreement with artist Matt Glenn in the amount of $77, 800 from the city's ... Bombs
HANOI, Vietnam — Ngoc Dai, a 23-year-old soldier in the People's Army of Vietnam, was fighting the Americans near the besieged Khe Sanh combat base when his unit received elating orders. They were to emerge from the jungle, “liberate” the old imperial capital of Hue in central Vietnam and stir up a ... Bombs
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 ... Bombs
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. Bombs
In the years that followed the Tet Offensive, one of the Vietnam War's largest military campaigns, which saw its 50th anniversary commemorated in late January, Americans would torture themselves. How could they have got it so wrong? A Communist uprising across South Vietnam claimed thousands of ... Bombs
Wabash College invites the public to a pair of presentations in its continuing series on the Vietnam War. The College will screen “Tet,” an episode of The Vietnam War: A Ken Burns Documentary at 6 p.m. on Sunday in Hays Hall, Room 104. A discussion and Q&A will take place following the screening. Bombs
This Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 photo shows Vietnam veteran Dallas Brown, left, pointing to himself in a Vietnam War-era photo in Fort Campbell, Ky. Fellow veteran Tim Wintenburg is at the far right in the iconic war photo, which was taken by Associated Press freelancer Art Greenspon on April 1, 1968, nearly 50 ... Bombs
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 ... Bombs
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 ... Bombs
Fifty years ago, Australians were among the million soldiers under siege in one of the largest military operations of the Vietnam War. By the time the Tet Offensive finally subsided, the war continued for years as public opinion increasingly turned against it. So why was Australian engaged in a conflict with no ... Bombs
Hanoi Hannah broke one of the most shocking stories of the Vietnam War — the massacre of several hundred civilians in the village of My Lai in 1968. Just weeks after the massacre, Hannah accurately named the location and estimated the civilian death toll, but she misidentified the American Army ... Bombs
Man sentenced in brutal beating of Vietnam War veteran. Email ... In the video, a 72-year-old Vietnam War vet is seen being pulled from his wheelchair and punched several times in the face. ... He thanked him for his service and finally gave him the news, hoping the Vietnam War vet can now rest in peace. Bombs
Mostly, though, the images featured on this digital “Wall of Faces” are traditional military photographs and those that call to mind the long-ago Vietnam War: camouflaged helmets, Navy “Dixie Cup” caps, buttoned-up Marines dress blues. Nearly 55,000 men — and eight women — are featured there, each ... Bombs
As we continue military week on News 11 we look at the impact that the Yuma Proving Ground had on one local veteran during the Vietnam war. “YPG'S impact on ... At the time YPG was also testing tanks but they weren't being used a lot during the Vietnam war because of the terrain. There was so much ... Bombs


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