Vietnam War Veteran’s Site – Welcome

vietnam war veteransThank you for visiting Viet Nam Veteran’s Site. This site was designed to commemorate the thousands of men & women who served their country through their involvement in what many have called “the most unpopular war in American History.”

The Vietnam War in Vietnam also known as the American War, also known as the Second Indochina War, was a Cold War-era proxy war that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from December 1956 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam—supported by the Soviet Union, China and other communist allies—and the government of South Vietnam—supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries. The Viet Cong (also known as the National Liberation Front, or NLF), a lightly armed South Vietnamese communist common front directed by the North, fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist forces in the region. The People’s Army of Vietnam (a.k.a. the North Vietnamese Army) engaged in a more conventional war, at times committing large units into battle. As the war wore on, the part of the Viet Cong in the fighting decreased as the role of the NVA grew. U.S. and South Vietnamese forces relied on air superiority and overwhelming firepower to conduct search and destroy operations, involving ground forces, artillery, and airstrikes. In the course of the war, the U.S. conducted Read the rest of this entry

Obama: Military May Call on Reserves to Support Ebola Mission

The President has authorized the DoD to activate Reserve units and individual Reserve members for Ebola mission in West Africa.,President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security to order selected Reserve units and members of the Individual Ready Reserve to active duty in connection with the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
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Indiana inmates helping reset veteran headstones

Inmates from the Henryville Correctional Facility are helping the state reset hundreds of headstones at a southern Indiana cemetery for military veterans.

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Putin seeks deal on Ukraine

Putin seeks deal on Ukraine

Russian leader Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and key Western leaders in an attempt to negotiate a full end to hostilities in Ukraine that could ease sanctions against Russia.

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‘Call of Duty’: Giuliani steps up

The maker of the popular “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” video game brought a hired gun, former New York mayor and lawyer Rudy Giuliani, to defend its prized brand from a lawsuit filed by ex-Panama military dictator Manuel Noriega.

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The 3 Missing Afghan Soldiers CAUGHT At The Canadian Border

The story of the missing Afghan troops from this weekend has been solved. They left joint base Cape Cod and the man hunt expanded the region. They were nabbed near Niagara Falls…but why
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Canadian-Born ISIS Leader Gives INTERVIEW To American Website

If you aren’t familiar with the website Vice, get familiar. They have been doing AMAZING journalism surrounding the rise of ISIS. Here is their latest bombshell: An interview with a terrorist leader once thought to be dead
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Lawyer: Lt. Col. accused in sex trafficking case was working on War College thesis

An Army officer accused in a sex-trafficking case in San Antonio now says he did not have sex with a 15-year-old girl at the center of the charge against him, despite a previously reported statement to the contrary from his former lawyer.

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Thirteen Years Later, Air Force EOD Returns Home

Thirteen years, 19,000 missions in Afghanistan, 36,000 in Iraq — and now the last of the Air Force explosive ordnance disposal units are finally home.
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Syrian Kurdish Official Appeals for Arms For Kobani

Syrian Kurdish Official Appeals for Arms For Kobani

A Syrian Kurdish official called on the international community on Thursday to allow weapons into the border town of Kobani.
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Kurds sharing intel with US for Syria strikes

Kurdish fighters are sharing information with the U.S.-led coalition to coordinate strikes against Islamic State militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, a Kurdish official said Friday.

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