McGwin, a Navy 2nd class petty officer, was serving aboard Wesco the night it was attacked in the Mekong Delta, Nov. 1, 1968
The CH-46F quickly became the Marine Corps' workhorse in Vietnam, used in airmobile assault, combat support and medevac
Duery Felton gives author Don Hirst a personal tour of the Museum Resource Center in suburban Maryland, where the National Park services catalogs and stores all the objects left at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, The Wall.
Black April by George Veith is an illuminating examination of South Vietnam's fall in 1973-1975.
The Boys of '67 by Andrew Wiest recounts the unique manner in which Charlie Company, 4th Bn of the 4th Infantry, 9th ID, was formed, trained and operated during the Vietnam War
At age 64 and in failing health, John Steinbeck went to Vietnam in 1966 to report on the controversial war
The UH-34C Choctaw was the first production helicopter to feature an auto-hovering system
Lt. Col. Jay Hess was shot down in an F-105, captured and held prisoner for nearly six years during the Vietnam War
As the nation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in November 2012, Vietnam magazine examines the spirit and dedication that brought it to fruition in 1982 to honor those who served in the Vietnam War
Ohio high school students make a documentary about the 1965 Ia Drang Battle at LZ Albany
Remembering LZ Hereford The article “Last Stand at LZ Hereford” by Michael Christy (October) had me living that experience as if I were there. I served in Vietnam with the Marines, including 40...
Hereford's Hard Story Some stories are harder than others. Harder to unwind, harder to absorb. Such is the story that played out over the course of about an hour one sweltering afternoon in May 1966 near Vinh...
A Shau Addendum Although 45 years have passed, I remember some facts that are not quite in agreement with Richard Camp’s fine article “Rescue in Death Valley” (April). I was a member of...
'National Salute to Veterans' honoring our 22 million American veterans airs on PBS Nov. 11, 2012, with co-hosts Joe Mantegna ('Criminal Minds') and Gary Sinise ('CSI: New York').
Chuck Hagel Nomination: An Interview With Senator Hagel on His Vietnam Combat Experience and Vision for the War’s Commemoration
Chuck Hagel, a Vietnam veteran and former Nebraska senator, talks about his combat experience, serving alongside his brother Tom, and his recent selection to lead an advisory committee for the 50th anniversary events commemorating the Vietnam War
In spite of the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision striking down the Stolen Valor Act and upholding citizens’ right to free speech, there are still laws on the books for civil and criminal...