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A new temporary wall in Ava honors the lives lost in the Vietnam War. [Read More]
On Wednesday night, actress Jane Fonda was asked about her controversial activism during the Vietnam War. ... [Read More]
Tuy was left at an orphanage during the Vietnam War. An American couple gave him a new life in the US. He later returned to Vietnam to find peace, but ended up discovering so much more. [Read More]
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Award-winning 4S Ranch filmmaker Mark Vizcarra's latest project, a 1 1/2 hour documentary on F-105 Thud pilots and crew members during the Vietnam War, will make its world premiere on Wednesday at the GI Film Festival San Diego. [Read More]
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A Strasburg man was presented with several medals for his military service during the Vietnam War, but there was a glitch in the records and one of them... [Read More]
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Tens of thousands of Navy veterans are excluded from VA benefits related to Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam war. A bill making its way through Congress would extend benefits to cover blue-water veterans, who were stationed in ships off the Vietnamese coast. Early this month, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie sent a letter to lawmakers asking to stop the bill, saying its provisions are based on sympathy instead of science. Veterans groups are pushing a bill making its way through Congress that would extend VA benefits to tens of thousands US Navy veterans who were potentially... [Read More]
It was the summer of 1968, and Garry Trudeau, home after a seasonal job in Washington, had a few days to kill before returning for his junior year at Yale. So he sat on his bed in Saranac Lake, New York, and began to draw; by the end of an afternoon, he had created a week of comic strips that would alter the entire direction of his life. There, in incipient form, he rendered B.D., a quarterback character named as a nod to Yale football player Brian Dowling. This was a sports strip, Trudeau recounts, but B.D. and his... [Read More]
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At the Television Critics Association 2018 summer press tour, Jane Fonda talked about the HBO documentary on her life, "Jane Fonda in Five Acts," and shared some thoughts on her antiwar activism, and the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick "The Vietnam War." documentary. [Read More]
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Two Vietnam War veterans who reunited nearly 50 years after they served in the Air Force together now share more than just experiences. [Read More]
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The public is invited to the annual POW-MIA Recognition Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday at VFW Post 6022 in Cottondale.Nationwide, the third Friday in September is reserved to honor prisoners of war and the 78,000 troops from World War II, along with the 8,000-plus from the Vietnam War who are still missing.VFW Post 6022′s ceremony will feature the dedication of the "Missing Man" table, with place settings for one and an empty chair.The ceremony will include a performance by... [Read More]
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"Saddle Up: The Story of a Red Scarf" tells of John C. Hedley's service with Fox Force during the Vietnam War. [Read More]
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For more than 40 years, Vietnam War veteran Dudley Farquhar's life mission has been to honor the memories of the U.S. military's prisoners of war and soldiers missing... [Read More]
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Eighty-four veterans are scheduled to go along on the flight. They represent World War II, the Korean War, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. [Read More]
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Back in July, the remains of 55 American soldiers from the Korean War were returned by the government of North Korea to the United States. This served to reopen the issue of whether some American POWs were transferred by North Korea to the Soviet Union during the Korean War and never repatriated. The death of Senator John McCain last month on August 25 has likewise raised the issue of whether some American POWs were never returned to the United States after the Vietnam War ended. Were some American POWs from the Korean and Vietnam Wars never repatriated? Undoubtedly. Are... [Read More]
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A Strasburg man was presented several medals for his military service during the Vietnam War, but there was a glitch in the records and one of them was never shipped. [Read More]
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A Strasburg man was presented several medals for his military service during the Vietnam War, but there was a glitch in the records and one of them was never shipped. [Read More]
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Substance abuse in the Vietnam War wasn't just limited to the marijuana and heroin enlistees could buy on the black market. Military commanders also heavily prescribed pills to help improve soldiers' performance. [Read More]
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Angel Fire is already known around the county by veterans of the Vietnam War thanks to the memorial on the edge of town, but an announcement of funding for a veterans cemetery means the Colfax County …... [Read More]
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A documentary airing Tuesday night on KPBS-TV tells the story of a little-known Navy squadron, the Seawolves. That's despite them being the most decorated in naval aviation history. [Read More]
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History is captured in pictures from 1960s, 70s, featuring displays from Vietnam War, civil rights movement... [Read More]
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