What Makes A War Hero

Donald Trump’s much ballyhooed comment about U.S. Sen. John McCain’s heroism deserves mention only because it illustrates how confused we are about words like hero, bravery, warrior and coward, and how...

The Story of the POW/MIA Flag

Conceived in 1971 as part of a small group's effort to help spread awareness of the mistreatment of POWs, the POW/MIA flag has become a national symbol
Members of the 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile) build a mortar base after clearing a landing zone on April 25, 1968, when the weather finally cleared in the A Shau Valley.

A Valley Soaked in Rain & Blood

Perhaps no other battleground in Vietnam defined “war of attrition” better than A Shau Valley in the northernmost part of South Vietnam. The mile-wide, 25-mile-long bottomland running north-south along...

Voices: Mike Sierra

Interview with Mike Sierra, who spent two tours in Vietnam and later served as a political-military planner for the Middle East and Persian Gulf.
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Voices – Jan Scruggs

In recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, 'Vietnam' magazine will interview 50 people whose lives are intertwined with the war, for their reflections on that era in American history.
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VFW’s John Hamilton Goes to the Mat for Veterans

Adjutant General of the Veterans of Foreign Wars John Hamilton speaks in a "Vietnam" magazine interview about the needs of returning veterans today and the VFW's plans for the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

Kimo Williams: Are You Experienced?

Shaped by his in-country experiences, musician and Vietnam veteran Kimo Williams continues to work on behalf of vets and soldiers from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq
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LBJ’s ‘X’ File on Nixon’s Pre-Election Deal With Saigon

In an excerpt from Death Zones and Darling Spies, Beverly Keever explores new evidence that support her 1968 story for Christian Science Monitor that Richard Nixon secretly tried to scuttle President Johnson's peace talk plan days before the election