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“If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America”. --Nelson Mandela
"No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now.
by Prof. Moti Nissani --- “The real menace of our Republic is the invisible government which like a giant octopus sprawls its slimy legs over our...
The Defense Department marks the start of prime motorcycle riding weather by designating each May as Motorcycle Safety Month.
Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta will host a ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2012, at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to thank and honor America's Vietnam Veterans on behalf of a grateful nation.
Just like during the war, the names of the dead slowly appeared as I descended the gentle slope to the black granite wall and then suddenly the scope of the carnage overcame me as scores of names became hundreds and then thousands and finally over 50,000 and the brutal truth of this unnecessary tragedy overwhelmed me as I slowly and somberly climbed back into the sunlight.
Adm. Zumwalt was keenly aware that his efforts were being under minded during the years he was tasked to look into the Agent Orange issue when he was given a job at the VA. His report was classified and later leaked and can be found on the internet.
When I was growing up in Palestine, I remember the first picture I ever took with my family, and it was a picture in clothes we got from a Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) package.
Victims in connection with America’s spraying of Agent Orange during the American War in Vietnam must be assisted more, especially from the US side, US Congressman Bob Filner said in Hanoi Monday.
The Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Association (www.bluewaternavy.org) is seeking the public’s help.
I strongly urge you to co-sponsor and support S 1629, the Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011, introduced by Sen Gillibrand.
Time to set the record straight on Vietnam
She began her journey alone, armed only with mountains of documents, photographs, maps and letters that she thought proved the rare cancers she suffered from were linked to chemical exposure during the Vietnam War.
Private McKinley Nolan vanished forty years ago in Vietnam on the Cambodian frontier. Some say he was captured, some say he was a traitor, some even say he was an American operative.
Now the VA offers a list of ships who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam Conflict.
August 10th marked the 50th anniversary of the commencement of using Agent Orange defoliant in Vietnam and other countries of Southeast Asia. This is not a momentous occasion by any stretch of the imagination.