When U.S. Army Spec. 5 Steven Richcreek was stationed in Vietnam for 19 months in the late 1960s, he wrote endless letters home to his family, in Swayzee at the … Click to Continue »
A statue of a young man will soon sit on a bench within Vietnam Memorial Plaza at One Ellis Square, serving as a reminder of the last place those drafted … Click to Continue »
Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam Veterans Memorial dedicated; Taliban regime flees Afghan capital; President Bill Clinton to pay Paula Jones; Alabama's top judge removed amid Ten Commandments flap; 'Lion King' opens on Broadway. (Nov. 13)
Thank you, to all our veterans. And to all who fight for peace, a reminder of what Veterans Day once was. Above, T.C Ayers, a Vietnam veteran, spends some time alone near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. Photo: Michael S....Read more
The black marble slash of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is an iconic and nuanced symbol of the human cost of war, known and beloved across the United States. Less well known are a handful of permanent and mobileShow More Summary
Since 2005, the Honor Flight Network has been sending World War II, Korean War and now, more Vietnam War veterans to D.C. so they can share their memories with other veterans from across the U.S. and visit the war memorials dedicated to where they performed their service.
Almost four decades after her design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial brought her work to the national stage, Maya Lin is reinventing the memorial again through her environmental activist foundation, What is Missing.
Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick discuss their new PBS documentary series 'The Vietnam War' and the importance of remembering the war at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
State officials say more than 400 memorial bricks bearing the names of fallen military personnel are being installed at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Angel Fire. A special ceremony was … Click to Continue »
What makes one a hero? I learned the answer to that question when the traveling version of the Vietnam War Memorial – the Wall – was displayed in my community. While visiting the Wall, I talked to a veteran of the Vietnam War, during which time he told me just who were the heroes of the Vietnam War. Show More Summary
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Robert McClancy Find-A-Grave: Corp Robert J McClancy Memorial: Robert McClancy Couple lies about PTSD, fakes military records to receive benefits Vietnam Veteran Robert McClancy, US Marine Corps, Murdered by Wife Martha Ann & Lover Charles Kaczmarczyk for VA Death Benefits & Marital Assets (2006) Couple charged with faking military service injuries to receive benefits Woman […]
On May 10, several dozen veterans from Kentucky spent the day in Washington, D.C., visiting the World War II, Korean War and Vietnam memorials, along with Arlington National Cemetery, before flying back home. Continue reading ? The post Kentucky veterans get heroes’ welcome on ‘Honor Flight’ visit to Washington appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Burns visits Vietnam Veterans Memorial to discuss upcoming documentary on the war that tore the country apart.
A group of adult children of North Vietnamese army soldiers and of American soldiers killed in the Vietnam War came together at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C.
The Pentagon has refused to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. … Click to Continue »
A Vietnam Veterans Memorial has been installed in Cheyenne. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/2nG1bI9) dozens of veterans, family members and friends attended a dedication ceremony for the memorial Wednesday … Click to Continue »
Elizabeth Wolfson recounts the early controversy surrounding Maya Lin's Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the delicate balance that must be achieved when memorializing war's heroes and victims.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has received a $10 million grant for its proposed education center in Washington. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/2lkzyDk) reported Tuesday that the fund says the grant … Click to Continue »