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Captain Nancy Jurgevich was sent to Vietnam in 1968 to command a Women's Army Corps Detachment at Long Binh.

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David Ferriero's tenure as National Archivist, a Vietnam vet appointed by President Obama in 2009, has seen the most massive document declassification effort in U.S. history

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A few hours after the Gulf of Tonkin incident in August 1964, Navy A4 pilot Everett Alvarez was shot down on a bombing mission near Hanoi, the first U.S. aviator taken captive during the Vietnam War

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Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, author of Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam, gives insight into the war's final chapter, in this interview with Vietnam magazine about her life and her work

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During the Vietnam War, Capt. Elizabeth Allen joined the U.S. Army with a master's degree in psychiatric nursing and served in the Nurse Corps on the front lines at the 71st and 12th Evac Hospitals tending to the injured and dying

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Military historian and author James Willbanks discusses how the 1968 Tet Offensive developed and changed the course of the Vietnam War and offers new understandings about the nature of intelligence.

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"I didn't know what I was taking pictures of at the time." (Credit: MidHudsonNews.com)Michael Cody

Age: 67
Hometown: Wallkill, N.Y.
Career: Truck Driver, Wallkill Highway Garage
In-country: 1968-69

Michael Cody took more than 1,000 photos during and after the World …

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"We just built a new facility and moved into it in May 2012."
Daryl Paulson

Age: 64
Hometown: Bozeman, Mont.
Career: President and CEO, BioScience Laboratories, Inc.
In-country: July 1968-Aug. 1969

In 1991 Daryl S. Paulson, Ph.D., started BioScience Laboratories, …

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McGwin, a Navy 2nd class petty officer, was serving aboard Wesco the night it was attacked in the Mekong Delta, Nov. 1, 1968

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Lt. Col. Jay Hess was shot down in an F-105, captured and held prisoner for nearly six years during the Vietnam War

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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

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On his first helicopter assault, he jumped and ran the wrong way; his company was 30 ft. away, facing the other direction

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The chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee discusses where we were militarily in the Vietnam War and where we're headed as a nation

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As an artist, he understood that he would have to wade the rivers and face death to get beyond surface appearances

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Retired Army Lt. Gen. Kicklighter is heading up the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration

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Gen. "Tom" Hill played a key role in Operation Desert Storm, but he cut his teeth leading a platoon in Vietnam

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