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

Police Create Their Own BOLD Response To The “I Can’t Breathe” T-Shirts

While the debate rages on about what happened in the case of Eric Garner on Staten Island, many prominent figures have took to wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts. This has prompted outrage by many in the police community. They responded by making a t-shirt of their own.                 [&hellip
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Is It “Good” That Sexual Assault Reports Are Up 131% In The Army?

According to new reports, sexual assault reports are up 131% But the Army is saying that is a GOOD thing! I understand that logic somewhat but really?! What do you think? ______________ WIESBADEN, Germany — Reports of sexual assaults in U.S. Army Europe jumped 131 percent in fiscal 2013. That sounds bad, but Lt. Gen. [&hellip
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Sydney siege gives Australians a wake-up call on terrorism

A tense siege in the heart of Sydney reached a deafening and fatal finale in the early hours of Tuesday, forcing Australians to confront the somber reality that their country had become a new target for Islamist terrorism.

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Pentagon Could Make Combat Action Badge Retroactive to World War II

Congress says the DoD should consider authorizing the Combat Action Badge for soldiers serving as far back as World War II.,Congress has ordered the Defense Department to consider a proposal to retroactively award the Combat Action Badge to soldiers who engaged in actual combat dating back to Dec. 7, 1941.
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Leo Parent still fighting for veterans, even on vacation

Leo Parent still fighting for veterans
The Recorder
By DIANE BRONCACCIO
Recorder Staff
Monday, December 1, 2014

SHELBURNE FALLS — Ask Leo Parent Jr. when he plans to retire, and he’ll tell you he…

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PTSD on trial and the story upside down

It is really odd how people can read the same article but come away with different points of view. Take this one about an Iraq veteran facing charges for shooting a police officer.

This is the…

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Angelina Jolie Gives Interview On New Movie “Unbroken”

Everyone here at American Military News is pumped for the story of Louis Zamperini in “Unbroken.” It’s an incredible tale of American courage doing WWII. Check out the superstar director talk about it
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The Hostage Crisis In Sydney Is Over And NEW Details Are Emerging

For those have been following the events in Australia have been horrified by the images of hostages fleeing the small cafe. Thank God it’s now over. And the details of the Jihadi hostage taker are beyond concerning. Check out this report
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Coast Guard Rescues Four People Following Boat Fire

Coast Guard Rescues Four People Following Boat Fire

The cause of a boat fire that forced four people into the water on Sunday remains under investigation, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
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Critics Say Progress on Military Sex Assaults an Illusion

In its latest report of sexual assaults, the Pentagon says it has made progress, but figures from an independent survey raised questions about the improvements.
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