Published: January 22, 2013 at 12:59 pm
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
Published: January 09, 2013 at 3:15 pm
Counting the Years
Last Memorial Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, President Barack Obama launched the Department of Defense program to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. On the stage that day were Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and …
Published: January 08, 2013 at 6:26 pm
In Republic F-105 Thunderchief, author Peter Davies guides readers through the plane's technical details, with photos and illustrations to show everything from ordnance to the dual option of refueling that was unique
Published: January 08, 2013 at 6:17 pm
In Agent Orange: History, Science and the Politics of Uncertainty, author Edwin Martini finds there is no evidence to support claims that the military and policymakers knew about the dangers of Agent Orange in the early 1960s but chose to ignore them
Published: January 08, 2013 at 5:50 pm
I've been reading Vietnam magazine for several years. This is my first letter. The October 2012 account of the brave men in the article "Last Stand at Landing Zone Hereford" is excellent, one of the best articles I've …
Published: January 08, 2013 at 5:45 pm
North Vietnam's Soviet-built Mi-6 Hook went into service in 1962 as the world's largest and fastest helicopter
Published: January 08, 2013 at 4:29 pm
In tribute to Command Sgt. Maj. Basil Plumley, who died in October 2012, journalist Joe Galloway reflects on the three-war career of Plumley, with whom he forged a deep bond during the desperate 1965 fighting at Ia Drang
Published: January 04, 2013 at 2:58 pm
With roots and etymology in the 19th century Punjab region of India, punji stakes came into their own a century later as a guerrilla weapon during the Vietnam War.
Published: January 04, 2013 at 1:36 pm
In the early hours of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, MPs, alongside a diverse collection of mechanics, cooks and clerks, thwarted a catastrophic military defeat in Saigon
Published: December 05, 2012 at 4:14 pm
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.
Published: December 04, 2012 at 1:33 pm
"I didn't know what I was taking pictures of at the time." (Credit: MidHudsonNews.com)Michael Cody
Hometown: Wallkill, N.Y.
Career: Truck Driver, Wallkill Highway Garage
Michael Cody took more than 1,000 photos during and after the World …
Published: November 29, 2012 at 12:55 pm
The mystery monument features the Wendell Willkie quote, "For if we want to fight for freedom, we must be prepared to extend it to everyone whether they agree with us or not...." (Photo: Rich Schwartzman)
A monument dedicated on Nov. …
Published: November 29, 2012 at 11:56 am
Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel was tapped by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in October to chair an advisory committee for the 50th anniversary events commemorating the Vietnam War. "I am honored by the appointment and looking forward to doing all …
Published: November 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm
"We just built a new facility and moved into it in May 2012."Daryl Paulson
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, …
Published: November 19, 2012 at 7:06 pm
Honor Denied: The Truth About Air America and the CIA, by Allen Cates, acknowledges the CIA was a frequent flyer on Air America, but its real owner was the U.S. government
Published: November 19, 2012 at 6:48 pm
Nationalist in the Viet Nam Wars, by Nguyen Cong Luan, gives an account of the war from his South Vietnamese military and political experience