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

Reliving Agent Orange: A father’s war, a son’s toxic inheritance

Stephen Katz’s estranged father was exposed to Agent Orange in Vietnam. Now the Virginian-Pilot photographer wonders if that caused his own health problems.

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Second Army Victim Identified among Casualties of Orlando Shooting

A second U.S. military victim has been identified among the casualties of the deadly shooting at an Orlando nightclub.
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Iran Ready For "Decisive Confrontation" After Receiving "Threats" From Hillary Clinton

A top Iranian military commander states Iran is ready for a “decisive and difficult confrontation” with the United States. The comment came in response to a statement made by Hillary Clinton where she claimed the U.S. could disarm Iran with military action if she became president. Clinton issued the threat in a recent speech where she took
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Top 10 Military Mishaps That May Have Changed World History

The history of the world is full of brilliant and transcendental moments on which military geniuses seized the moment to make the right call, to devise the right strategy, to take advantage of previously unseen gaps in enemy positions. Eisenhower, Patton, Napoleon, Julius Caesar, Alexander the Great, King David, and many others have shaped history
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ISIS Sniper Pins Down Iraqi Soldier: Cleverly Escapes

Check out this video of an Iraqi soldier evading ISIS sniper fire after getting pinned down behind a wall. The soldier cleverly manages to create a distraction for the ISIS sniper and then quickly escapes before he can get hit.
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British Lawmaker Dies After Being Shot And Stabbed During Attack

The British lawmaker that was shot and stabbed this afternoon, Jo Cox, was pronounced dead after being shot and stabbed outside of a library in Birstall. She was shot as she exited the Birstall Library near Leeds, where she was getting her regular surgery. She was reportedly shot in the face three times and stabbed
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18-year-old hacker honored at Pentagon

18-year-old hacker honored at Pentagon

On Monday, 18-year-old David Dworken graduated from high school. By Friday, he was honored by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter at the Pentagon.

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Hit-and-run Charge against Medal of Honor Recipient Dropped

Officials say a hit-and-run charge against Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter has been dismissed.
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When Fallen Fathers Are in Mansions of the Lord

For all the Fathers who loved so much they gave their lives. They are not forgotten.

May this bring comfort to the families.
Ronan Tynan Singing Mansions of the Lord at the National Memorial…

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Fort Hood Soldier Survived Iraq and Afghanistan, Killed on Motorcycle

Fort Hood soldier dies after motorcycle accident
KXXV News
By Taylor Alanis
Tuesday, June 7th 2016

FORT HOOD, TX (KXXV)
Fort Hood released the name of a soldier who died after a motorcycle…

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