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

Different Generations of Veterans Open Up About PTSD

Different Generations of Veterans Open Up About PTSD

Veterans open up about struggles with PTSD
WFAA
Sonia Azad
November 14, 2016

Up to 20 percent of Veterans who served in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom; 12 percent of Gulf War…

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Seventeen Year Battle Ended When Gulf War Veteran Committed Suicide Outside Church

Veteran talked to KXLY4 about mental health issues years before suicide
KXLY News
Author: Ariana Cohen, Good Morning Northwest reporter
November 7, 2016
But, not enough to save Belieu, who 17 years…

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Female Trump Supporter Makes Almost $4000 Selling Hillary Clinton Targets In Two Hours

A female Trump supporter made nearly $4,000 last week after selling Hillary Clinton targets at…
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Hundreds Of Strangers Attend Funeral Of Homeless Navy Veteran

Hundreds of strangers mourned the death of a homeless U.S. Navy veteran on Tuesday as…
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Sons of spy Ethel Rosenberg plead with Obama to exonerate mother

The sons of convicted spy Ethel Rosenberg returned to the White House on Thursday, more than 50 years after pleading unsuccessfully to spare her life, in a last-ditch appeal to President Barack Obama to exonerate her amid new evidence.

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Empowering Veterans, building partnerships focus of VA’s Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

VA’s Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships (CFBNP) works with Veterans where they are — as they integrate back into their families, communities and careers as well as into places for moral and spiritual support.
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World AIDS Day 2016: VHA focuses on Veterans and HIV Prevention

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) joins other Federal partners in efforts to increase HIV testing and treatment, as well as a call for prevention. This year’s theme is “Leadership. Commitment. Impact.” VA is the largest provider of HIV care in the U.S., treating over 27,000 Veterans in 2015 and leading the nation in all components of the HIV Care Continuum.  This care continuum includes diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, prescription of antiretroviral therapy (ART) treatment, and viral suppression. By December 2015, VA had performed HIV testing on 38.2 percent of Veterans receiving …
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Congress OKs Filipino WWII veterans medal

The bill authorizing the Filipino Veterans of WWII Congressional Gold Medal Act recognizes more than 260,000 Filipino and Filipino-American soldiers who fought alongside the United States in the war.

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A Close Look At The Powerful And Deadly General Electric Seven-Barrel Anti-Tank Gatling-Type 30mm GAU-8/A Avenger Cannon

Created as a parallel program to the Attack Experimental competition, which produced the U.S. Air…
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This Day In History: Adolf Hitler Survives Assassination Attempt

This day in history, November 8, 1939, Adolf Hitler narrowly escaped an assassination attempt…
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