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Vietnam War Veterans

A Sad Man Left Behind

Michael Putzel | Posted 05.19.2015 | Books
Michael Putzel

It was bitter cold at Arlington National Cemetery on February 18, 2009, as mourners gathered in the warmth of a waiting room in the administration building before walking out into wet snow to join the funeral procession.

Emily Thomas

Veteran Reconnects With The World Through Wild Animals | Emily Thomas | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green

Like many soldiers who return home from war, Vietnam veteran Bob Miner struggled reintegrating into the life he once knew. The only creatures he could...

'A Bond That Will Last Forever'

Thomas R. Combs | Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty
Thomas R. Combs

With all this jet fuel and ammunition on board, the last thing we want is a fire of any kind. Quick reflexes would save lives and equipment. We had to be ready for anything.

After 40 Years, Vietnam Memories Still Strong

AP | JAY REEVES and DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

The last U.S. combat troops left Vietnam 40 years ago Friday, and the date holds great meaning for many who fought the war, protested it or otherwise ...

Vietnam Veterans Look Back

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and LISA CORNWELL | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

Forty years ago, soldiers returning from Vietnam were advised to change into civilian clothes on their flights home because of fears they would be acc...

Groundbreaking At Vietnam Veterans Education Center

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 01.28.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON — Jill Biden and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta joined an effort Wednesday to build an education center at the Vietnam Veterans Memor...

A House in the Texas Hill Country Becomes a Home for a Vietnam War Veteran

Dorian de Wind | Posted 04.24.2012 | Good News
Dorian de Wind

Fellow veterans gave this Coast Guard veteran the "welcome home" he didn't receive nearly 40 years ago and their wishes that, in Veterans Cove, he will finally find a safe and peaceful harbor.