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Vietnam War


Chuck Hagel Leads 50th Anniversary Advisory Group

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 …

Vet Spotlight - Daryl Paulson

Published: November 26, 2012 at 12:13 pm
"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, …

Review - Honor Denied: The Truth About Air America and the CIA

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

Review - Nationalist in the Viet Nam Wars: Memoirs of a Victim Turned Soldier

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

My War - Ken McGwin

Ken McGwin, oral history | 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

Arsenal - CH-46F Sea Knight: "Phrog"

Carl O. Schuster | 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

Venturing into the Memorial's Vault on The Wall's 30th Anniversary

Don Hirst | 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.

Review - Black April

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.

Review - The Boys of '67: Charlie Company's War in Vietnam

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

Review - Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches From the 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

Arsenal - UH-34 Choctaw

Carl O. Schuster | Published: November 14, 2012 at 3:12 pm
The UH-34C Choctaw was the first production helicopter to feature an auto-hovering system

My War - POW Jay Hess

Jay Hess, oral history | Published: November 13, 2012 at 5:24 pm
Lt. Col. Jay Hess was shot down in an F-105, captured and held prisoner for nearly six years during the Vietnam War

The Wall at 30: Its Timeline of Design and Function

Vietnam magazine | Published: November 09, 2012 at 5:30 pm
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

"A Walk in the Sun" Student Film

Dan Reed | Published: November 09, 2012 at 4:05 pm
Ohio high school students make a documentary about the 1965 Ia Drang Battle at LZ Albany

Editorial - October 2012

Published: November 06, 2012 at 5:22 pm
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 Thanh in Binh …

Letters From Readers - October 2012

Published: November 06, 2012 at 4:19 pm
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 HMM-163 from November 1965 through June 1966. …
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