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

Former Army Sergeant Pleads Guilty to Failed Coup Attempt in Gambia

A former U.S. Army sergeant entered a guilty plea Thursday for his role in a failed coup attempt in The Gambia.
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Keep Carson Strong meeting may draw hundreds in support of post

As the Pentagon rolled out a 2016 budget proposal that includes an additional $25 billion in spending, local military boosters spent Monday drumming up opposition to proposed cuts at Fort Carson.

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VFW Post Gives Homeless Veterans Honorable Tribute

Vets honor those who served, but died homeless 
Portland Tribune
Written by Raymond Rendleman
11 February 2015
“It’s an honor for us to be able to step in for the active military personnel…

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Family Raising Money to Bury National Guardsman

Family raises money to bury veteran who died in crash 
The Detroit News
Ursula Watson and Tom Greenwood
February 10, 2015

Mount Clemens — Family members of a National Guard veteran who served…

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Purported Islamic State video shows Jordan pilot burned to death

A video released online Tuesday purportedly showed a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State extremist group in Syria being burned to death by his captors following a weeklong drama over a possible prisoner exchange.

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Trucker convicted of stealing $300K worth of eyewear meant for military

A truck driver was convicted Monday of stealing about $300,000 worth of Oakley eyewear bound for U.S. troops, then auctioning off the sunglasses online.

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Homeless Veterans on LA’s Skid Row Not Forgotten

Searching for Homeless Veterans on LA’s Skid Row 
VAntage Point
Dispatches from the US Department of Veterans Affairs
by Reynaldo Leal
February 4, 2015
VA Deputy Secretary Sloan Gibson…

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Navy Boots 3 Rear Admirals After Scandal

3 Rear Admirals Forced Out Amid Massive Navy Bribery Scandal 
Associated Press
Feb 11, 2015
From left, Adms. Terry Kraft, Michael Miller, David Pimpo. Official U.S. Navy portraitsSAN DIEGO –…

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American From Georgia Joins YPG To Fight ISIS

American From Georgia Joins YPG To Fight ISIS

These stories are becoming more and more common. A 39 year old Georgia man has moved to Syria to join the forces fighting ISIS on the front lines. A U.S. combat vet himself, Rupert Jones said he said he was inspired to join after reading articles about the ghastly things that ISIS did to women. [&hellip
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Rambo Day: The GREATEST Bachelor Party Idea You’ve EVER Seen

This is one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. A group of friends wanted to do something special for their buddy who recently got engaged. So they did the best thing ever: Set up an elaborate plan that would allow him to be Rambo for the day
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