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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick discuss the importance of the Vietnam War

6 days agoNews : USAToday: News

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.        

Memorial bricks to be installed at New Mexico veterans site

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?

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

NPS Investigating Red Marking On Vietnam Veterans Memorial As Vandalism

Authorities do not believe it's connected to graffiti discovered earlier this week. [ more › ]

Deadly Duo: Martha McClancy and Charles Kaczmarczyk killed her husband, Martha McClancy to get his VA benefits

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 […]

Kentucky veterans get heroes’ welcome on ‘Honor Flight’ visit to Washington

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.

Filmmaker Ken Burns on the torment of the Vietnam War

Burns visits Vietnam Veterans Memorial to discuss upcoming documentary on the war that tore the country apart.

Children of fallen U.S. and North Vietnamese soldiers come together at Vietnam Memorial

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.

US Refuses to Add Sailors' Names to Vietnam Memorial

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.

US refuses to add sailors' names to Vietnam 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 »

Cheyenne VA hospital dedicates new Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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 »

The “Black Gash of Shame”—Revisiting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Controversy

6 months agoArts : Art21 Blog

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.

Fund gets $10 million grant for Vietnam education center

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 »

Home for Christmas

Home for Christmas. Three simple words that hold both memory and promise for most of us. Jim White, War Hero, Incarcerated for 40 Years James "Sneaky" White is a decorated Vietnam veteran. He dreams of a Christmas at home with his wife. Show More Summary

After fighting in Vietnam, he struggles with PTSD, the VA – and a terminal diagnosis

Violent memories ambushed Lionel Sosa. The Gulfport, Mississippi, resident couldn’t escape them. Shards of what happened in South Vietnam in 1966 burst inside the 78-year-old Army veteran, shredding his peace … Click to Continue »

How President Trump Can Fix Veterans' Benefits Once And For All

A US Park Police officer stands at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during Veterans day celebrations on November 11, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / Olivier Douliery (Photo credit should read OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP/Getty Images) Another...Show More Summary

Vietnam Veteran Who Died Of Hepatitis Added To Memorial Wall

10 months agoHealth : The Checkup

The Vietnam War ended more than 40 years ago, but it continues to claim soldiers’ lives. Nearly every spring new names are etched into the black granite walls of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washi...

Relatives of SF’s Vietnam War dead sought for memorial ceremony

Veterans groups are getting ready to unveil a new memorial on Veterans Day to San Franciscan servicemen who lost their lives in the Vietnam War, and they’re looking for relatives of the fallen so they can attend the event. A total of...Show More Summary

Vietnam Vet Reunited With Prized Camera Lost Nearly 50 Years Ago

11 months agoNews : Huffington Post

A Vietnam veteran has been reunited with a camera ? and memories ? that were lost nearly 50 years ago. Leon Hembree served in the Marines and Army, and photographed his time overseas on an 8mm film camera. Sometime around 1967, Hembree...Show More Summary

The Life and Death of Hanoi Hannah

Exclusive: The death of Hanoi Hannah, the radio voice urging U.S. G.I.’s to turn against the Vietnam War, brought back memories of another time when propaganda often trumped truth, writes veteran war correspondent Don North. By Don North Her name…Read more ?

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