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

Colorado Missing Iraq Veteran Cory Hixon Found Safe

Veteran’s family says his disappearance over weekend caused by poor VA care
FOX 31 News
BY DAVE YOUNG
MARCH 13, 2017
Somehow, the survivalist-trained Marine ended up in a Greeley jail Monday after…

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Florida Veterans Can't Say There Isn't Anything to Do

From Cathy Haynes
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  Many Irish and their descendants have served in the military and as First Responders to protect our American communities!  
Arnold Palmer Golf…

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North Korea Threatens U.S. With "Merciless" Attacks

On Tuesday, North Korea sent a threat to the United States and South Korea through…
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Republican Lawmakers Looking To Repeal Gun Ban For Veterans

With President Trump in office and the House currently being GOP-led, the repeals are coming…
H/T & Source: Republican Lawmakers Looking To Repeal Gun Ban For Veterans is from American Military News.

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VA’s The American Veteran video series highlights Veterans stories

As part of its ongoing effort to engage and reach out to the Veteran community, VA’s quarterly half-hour video program will highlight VA’s services and the benefits Veterans have earned. Each episode will include information on benefits or products, stories from Veterans and links to resources.
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See Flight Operations Aboard The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower In The Atlantic Ocean

The Strike Fighter Squadron 106 (VFA-106), also known as the “Gladiators,” is a U.S….
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Could The Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor Be Making A Comeback In The Trump Administration?

With Russia and China deploying advanced new fighters and surface-to-air missiles (SAM), the task…
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Lawmaker: Corps Has Yet to Grasp Scope of 'Marines United' Scandal

Rep. Mac Thornberry said he believes the thorny problems at the heart of the scandal have yet to be fully grasped by the service.
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Syria Fires Missiles at Israeli Jets After Airstrikes

Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria
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