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
Published: November 19, 2012 at 6:25 pm
McGwin, a Navy 2nd class petty officer, was serving aboard Wesco the night it was attacked in the Mekong Delta, Nov. 1, 1968
Published: November 19, 2012 at 4:56 pm
The CH-46F quickly became the Marine Corps' workhorse in Vietnam, used in airmobile assault, combat support and medevac
Published: November 19, 2012 at 4:08 pm
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.
Published: November 14, 2012 at 5:13 pm
Black April by George Veith is an illuminating examination of South Vietnam's fall in 1973-1975.
Published: November 14, 2012 at 4:54 pm
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
Published: November 14, 2012 at 4:39 pm
At age 64 and in failing health, John Steinbeck went to Vietnam in 1966 to report on the controversial war