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

Fort Bragg Soldier, Others Pull Wreck Victims from Burning Vehicle

A Fort Bragg soldier is being praised for his efforts to free passengers after a fiery crash in Chatham County.
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DoD: Money for Outside Health Care Could Run Out This Week

The Defense Department has warned Congress that by the end of this week its health care system could run out of money to cover outside treatment for troops and dependents.
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U.S. And Turkey To Create “ISIS Free” Zone In Syria

Yesterday Turkish and U.S. officials came to an agreement on a plan to drive ISIS out of a 110km stretch of land in Syria that borders Turkey. The goal is to create a buffer between the NATO nation of Turkey and the war torn, ISIS infested country of Syria. The U.S. and Turkey have been [&hellip
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Russian Navy Hosts “Navy Day” (PHOTOS) (VIDEOS)

Russia had their Navy Day yesterday which is celebrated on the last Sunday of July each year. Most militaries around the world celebrate their armed forces. As for Russia’s Navy Day – we know who has the real Navy. “On the last Sunday of July, we traditionally honor Navy servicemen and veterans, we congratulate workers [&hellip
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Pentagon Years Behind In Cyber Warfare Plan

Pentagon Years Behind In Cyber Warfare Plan

A fresh look at the Pentagon’s effort to beef up its cyber warfare division by Bloomberg Businessweek only confirms what many of us already know: We are years behind but at least progress is being made. The important part is that at least we are identifying the problems, adjusting and ramping up the program to [&hellip
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(VIDEO) Veteran Steals Humvee, Leads Police On Dangerous Chase

47-year-old Michael Warning lead police on an extremely dangerous chase through Aiken County, SC after stealing a Humvee from a Fourth of July display in Fort Gordon, SC. The 6-ton Humvee almost struck a parol car as it darted through traffic. At various times during the chase, Warning drove on the opposite side of the [&hellip
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When Do Veterans Get An Apology from McCain?

I am furious over what Trump said on so many different levels. The first reason is that Trump did end up insulting all POWs when he tried to talk about being captured did not make McCain a hero. …

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Afghanistan Veteran May Lose Silver Star After Job Interview?

Green Beret tells of shooting Taliban in CIA job interview, loses Silver Star for it 
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By Rowan Scarborough
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Maj. Matthew Golsteyn was to receive the Silver…

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VA Summer of Service brings together community partners

On a slightly overcast Saturday morning, over 60 volunteers from Home Depot, Soldiers Angels, Lockheed Martin and Cisco joined forces July 2 at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Menlo Park Division to participate in a VA Summer of Service project to revitalize to grounds outside the National Center for PTSD.  Amy Palmer, Soldiers Angels national president, worked with Home Depot to acquire all the products necessary to enhance the campus like environment where Veterans young and old seek treatment from PTSD. Home Depot volunteers from stores across Northern California signed up weeks in advance to participate in this Summer …
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North Korea says No Interest in Iran-style Nuclear Deal

North Korea said Tuesday it had no interest in following Iran down the path of nuclear dialogue, insisting it was already a nuclear weapons state and therefore beyond any logical comparison with Tehran.
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