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

Legion of Foreign Fighters Battles for Islamic State

One day this April, instead of coming home from school, two teenagers left their valley high in the Caucasus, and went off to war.
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A Family of 39 Veterans with 500 Years of Service

VA nurses are a dynamic, diverse group of honored, respected, and compassionate professionals. Meet three of the hundreds of VA nurses who embody all those qualities … and more. Melissa Gonzales Lloyd: “I am privileged to be a VA Nurse.” At VA, excellence in nursing is valued as essential for quality health care for those who served America. Dr. Melissa Gonzales Lloyd represents that excellence. Lloyd is the Associate Director for Patient Care Services and Nursing at VA Loma Linda Healthcare System. She served as a nurse in the U.S. Army Reserves for eight years. “As an Army Veteran, I find …
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Statement from Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald

VA Secretary Bob McDonald made the following statement regarding the construction of the Denver Replacement Medical Center in Aurora, Colorado.
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Newport News Shipyard Security Chief: Workers Play Big Role

Guard stations and surveillance cameras are important at a nuclear shipyard, but employees play a big role in guarding against threats.
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ISIS Is Aggressively Recruiting….In Minnesota?

We’ll here is something you didn’t expect to hear… Terrorist organizations such have ISIS have found a new hotbed for recruiting: Minnesota. If you’re as stunned as we are, check out this report
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The Iraqi Army Just Made A Gruesome Discovery In Northern Iraq

Yesterday, Iraqi forces began exhuming mass graves at 12 different sites in northern Iraq. The suspected 1,200+ dead in the graves were killed by ISIS last summer. May God bless the dead and protect the good people of Iraq. _____________ (Reuters) – Iraqi forensic teams began on Monday excavating 12 suspected mass grave sites thought [&hellip
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A Soldier Dual-Wields Dome M249’s And Fires!

As noted, this isn’t the safest thing ever. However, this dude handles it like a pro. AWESOME. Check it out
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Top 5 Tank Fails!

As you can imagine, these are foreigners. But too funny. Word of advice, don’t drive tanks if you can’t!
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White House Says Lawmaker Siding with Payday Lenders over Troops

The White House criticized an Ohio lawmaker whose defense bill amendment would delay closing a loophole on payday lenders to military personnel.
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Connect with Veterans during Mental Health Awareness Month

All too often, we hear or read about Veterans who are in distress or having difficulty adapting to life after Service in the military.
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