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

Coast Guard's search for 2 men off Molokai coast continues

The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday identified the two missing men who were aboard the helicopter that disappeared Monday night off the northwest coast of Molokai.

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Afghans Account for Nearly Half of Foreign Troops Who Go AWOL in US

Nearly half of the foreign troops training in the U.S. who go AWOL are from Afghanistan.
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Vietnam Veteran Delivers Hope to High School Students

Scars and Stripes: Vietnam veteran spreads inspirational message to Oakwood student
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Kelly King
October 19, 2017

Roever admits there were times he thought of taking his own life, but he…

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Last Images of Buffalo Missing Police Officer Craig Lehner

Sean Kirst: A photographer captures lasting image of Officer Craig LehnerBuffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner with his dog Shield at the K-9 training area on Louisiana Street. (Photo courtesy of…

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Homeless Veteran Saved Life While Looking For Help

Homeless veteran rushes to save victim after life-threatening car crashABC NEWSMark OsborneOctober 20, 2017

Travis Wilson was simply signing up for housing when the homeless veteran heard a boom…

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Did you fight in Vietnam alone?

Please explain something to me. Why is it that you went into combat with others, but find it impossible to ask for someone to help you fight the battle afterwards? 

Look at this picture. …

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Training on Veteran Suicides Set at Nevada Prisons

Training on Veteran Suicides Set at Nevada Prisons

Four months after he enlisted in the Army, John Morse IV was in Iraq. Last year, he hanged himself in a Nevada prison.
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Crew of AC-130 Gunship Honored for Suppressing Taliban Ambush

They were recognized during a ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Fla., for their valor during a 2016 firefight in Afghanistan.
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#BeThere: Committing yourself to prevent suicide among women Veterans

Suicide is preventable. We can all help someone who may be at risk through simple actions that can make a big difference. Our actions can save a life.
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Border security is tougher than ever, Department of Homeland Security report finds

Sneaking across the U.S. border from Mexico is tougher than ever before, and U.S. agents are catching or stopping the majority of those who attempt to do so, according to a new report by the Department of Homeland Security.

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