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

Deputies Investigate After Marine Iraq Veteran Killed

Putnam residents mourn loss of coach, war vet 
First Coast News
Andrew Casasso
January 20, 2015

Deputies in Putnam County say Joe Wall was found dead around 10:00 Sunday night from a gunshot…

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Kentucky: Vietnam Veteran Killed by Police

Vietnam veteran killed in Magoffin County officer involved shooting
WYMT News Montana
By: Kyle Collier, Alix Casper-Peak
Jan 19, 2015

Gunlock, Ky. (WYMT) Update: Sunday evening, Magoffin County…

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Jane Fonda on Vietnam War Comments: 'I Made a Huge, Huge Mistake'

Fonda said she hoped for an dialogue with vets after about 50 former military members protested an appearance by the actress.
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Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Deal

Russia and Iran have signed an agreement to expand their military ties.
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Robins AFB Test Flight Squadron to Get New Home

Robins AFB Test Flight Squadron to Get New Home

A historic building at one end of the base runway is getting a new life at Robins Air Force Base.
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Navy Supply Ship Undergoing Repairs in Guam

A U.S. Navy supply ship is undergoing a $4 million repair job in Guam.
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Drone Crashes On White House Lawn!

Drone Crashes On White House Lawn!

Late last night, a quadcopter drone crash-landed on the southeastern lawn of the White House! No one knows for sure where it came from at the time but the fact it was able to land there is concerning. Luckily the device was not armed or dangerous, and the President was in India. Long story short, [&hellip
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Al-Qaeda In Yemen Urges International Jihad

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group most closely tied to those who committed the terrorist attacks in Paris are getting more vocal in recent days. They have taken to social media and other outlets urging global Jihad. Is this just more talk or are attacks imminent? _______ CAIRO (AP) — A member of al-Qaida’s [&hellip
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Israel Shoots Down Syrian Jet Over Israeli Airspace

In case you missed it, Israel shot down a Syrian jet over its airspace the other day. Now this new amateur footage has been released. Check it out
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Paris Terrorists Identified & Spotted, Cops Swarm Small Villages

The terrorists that cowardly killed 12 comedians, journalists and a police officer have been identified and spotted outside Paris. The manhunt is on and cops currently are searching the small villages outside the French capital. Let’d pray they are caught soon. _____________ CORCY, France (Reuters) – Heavily armed anti-terrorism police swooped on woodland villages northeast [&hellip
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