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

(WATCH) ISIS' New HD Video Invokes U.S. Vet Suicide Rate, Says "Bring It On"

For their latest propaganda video, ISIS has put together a cinematic-like movie citing U.S. veteran suicides and the growing number of those fighting the group to say their mission is advancing. The production is no doubt sharp but the message could not be more dangerous. They believe when the number of nations that oppose them hits
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(WATCH) ISIS Sniper Opens Fire On Kurds, Gets An Unwanted Surprise From Above

Last week, an ISIS sniper atop a building in Iraq opened fire on Kurdish forces below. [reavad1] Little did this terrorist know, he was being watched from on high by a Royal Air Force Tornado that was about to give him one hell of a surprise. Check out the footage below: Will these airstrikes eliminate
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(WATCH) Heart-Racing Footage Of The Raid To Free Hostages From ISIS That Cost An American Life

Last week, U.S. commandos in conjunction with the Iraqi military conducted a high-stakes raid to free dozens of Kurdish hostages from the clutches of ISIS. It is believed that these prisoners were set to be executed in the very near future, thus necessitating the raid. Freeing these 70 hostages was not without its costs however, Special
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(WATCH) Donald Trump Promises To Personally Help Wounded Vet, Rips VA

At a rally in Sioux City, IA yesterday Donald Trump noticed a wounded warrior named Todd sitting in the front row. Trump left the stage and walked up to Todd and his family to meet them and hear their story. After Todd and his wife shared their struggles with the VA and medical care, Trump decided
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George W. Bush Did Something Very Special For Veterans Yesterday

Agree or disagree with the policies of President George W. Bush, one thing is certain: He cared deeply about our vets. Today at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, a group of veterans were in for a tour when they got a big surprise. Check it out: Today, President George W. Bush surprised a
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China Furious As White House Approves Patrol Of Disputed Island

In a patrol directly sanctioned by the White House, the USS Lassen passed within 12 natutical miles of Subi Reef in the Spratly Islands archipelago, a group of hundreds of islands that China claims to own, yet do not. This patrol caused China to send warnings to the ship and monitor it throughout its passage. It also
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(WATCH) Nurse Does Something Incredible For Battle Of The Bulge Vet In Her Unit

Last week at the Elliot Hospital in Manchester, NH a nurse decided to do something extra special for a World War II vet in her unit named Alexander Peters. When she learned that the hospitalized man was a 93 year old veteran of WWII and more specifically the Battle of the Bulge, her and her fellow
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(WATCH) Raw Footage Of France Bombing ISIS Back To The Stone Age

France has declared that their response to the ISIS attacks in Paris will be “pitiless” and thus far all accounts are saying they are staying true to their word. France has begun stepping up their bombings and this is surely just the beginning. Check it out: Will France make a big dent in ISIS? Share
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On the Scent: A New Approach to Tactical K9 Training

Veteran K9 trainer Shawn Deehan shadows a Czechoslovakian shepherd named Bojar as he searches a large field, following hints of explosives in the air.
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Illinois Adds Free Land to Lure Spy Agency to Scott Air Force Base

Illinois officials on Monday sweetened their bid to lure a federal spy agency across the Mississippi River with an additional 200 free acres of farmland.
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