It’s been more than 50 years since American troops first landed in Vietnam, but to many who served, it seems like only yesterday.
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
“If I wasn’t there, if the Navy chose not to send me, they would have been all killed…there’s no question in my mind,” Vietnam veteran CAPT Paul Jacobs told NBC 7.
The band played and the crowd cheered Friday evening as nearly 100 Vietnam veterans got off the bus at the Box Elder County Courthouse and were welcomed home from war, more than 40 years after it ended.
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U.S. Senator Gary Peters helped honor local Vietnam War veterans on Tuesday. “It’s nice to see public recognition of the service that was done during the Vietnam era,” said Peter Vincent, one of the veterans being honored.
I didn’t want to let anybody down.– Gary Rose There’s another type of stolen valor besides the wannabe pretending as something he could never be. This is the story of delayed recognition, in the face of courage by the bureaucratic nonsense and fear of petty tyrants that history might expose them. History has. The battle […]
Indie film distributor Gravitas Ventures acquired video on demand (VOD) and home video rights to “My Father’s Vietnam,”a new documentary from director Soren Sorensen.
The pursuit of wealth, fame and treasure in America is a staple to its history. In the early days, men and women alike flocked to the west in pursuit of gold. Today, some sue cities to gain a bit of wealth, others play lottery, and some use their elected office for personal financial gain. A […]
As the United States and Vietnam mend and strengthen relations, a congressional ceremony here today commemorated a time 50 years ago when the two nations parted ways.
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Nearly 40 years after returning home from Vietnam, a Northeast Ohio war hero is finally being recognized for exemplary service to his country. Mike Erro is receiving six distinguished medals including a Purple Heart and a Vietnam Service Medal with four Bronze Stars.
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It was 40 years ago today that the last American combat troops left Vietnam, and one veteran hopes a younger generation won’t forget the war.