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

Surge in Targeted Killings of Al-Qaida Operatives in Syria

The convoy of vehicles was driving on a dirt road in northwestern Syria when the aerial attack by the U.S.-led coalition struck.
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Keeping your career resolutions for 2017

Now that 2017 is here, you may wonder how you’re going to stick with your career plan throughout the New Year. Don’t worry, because we have a few tips that will help ensure you make your professional visions a reality.   Verbalize Your Goals If you tell people what your goals are, they (especially loved ones) will typically ask about your progress from time to time. And when it happens, you’ll want to have a good answer for them, giving you an extra incentive to actually do what you said you were going to do in the first place.   …
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Turkey Hints at Shuttering Incirlik to US Air Operations

Turkish officials said they have doubts about continuing to allow the U.S. to use Incirlik Air Base in the anti-ISIS campaign.
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China, Russia Say United Against South Korea Missile Defense

Beijing and Moscow agreed to take “further countermeasures” against the planned deployment during talks between the two countries.
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Navy's Third Fleet Returns to World War II Roots

Navy's Third Fleet Returns to World War II Roots

Deactivated at the end of World War II, the Third Fleet was resurrected in 1973.
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Latest exhibit from VA arts program builds Veterans’ confidence and public awareness

Recently visitors to Microsoft’s flagship Manhattan store got a glimpse into the world of the American Veteran.
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New state office could offer free legal help to military, vets in Washington

Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to create an Office of Military Legal Assistance to recruit, train and coordinate private and public attorneys to offer “pro bono” legal aid to military members, their families and veterans.

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Navy Destroyer Fires Warning Shots at Iranian Vessels

In the latest incident of high-seas tension between the U.S. and Iran, a Navy destroyer fired warning shots at Iranian vessels.
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(VIDEO) U.S. Military Successfully Tests Swarm Of Micro-Drones Launched From Fighter Jets

The U.S. military has successfully tested a large swarm of micro-drones. A video released…
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This Day In History: General Hood's Army Crosses The Tennessee River

This day in history, December 27, 1864, the defeated Confederate Army of Tennessee finished crossing…
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