March 31, 2017

Honoring veterans on the big screen

April 11, 1966, is recognized as one of the bloodiest days of the Vietnam War. That day, during Operation Abilene, Air Force pararescuemen were called upon […]
March 29, 2017

Veteran music group helps celebrate Vietnam veterans in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – For the second year in a row, the group DD 214 played some of their original music for the Welcome Home Vietnam […]
March 29, 2017

U.S. honors Veterans on first official National Vietnam War Veterans Day

On March 29, 1973, the last American combat troops left Vietnam and returned home. Unlike troops of more recent wars, the vast majority of those brave […]
March 24, 2017

VA, DOD study a major breakthrough for understanding PTSD

Researchers from VA and the Department of Defense (DOD) recently released findings of a new study called Prospective Post-Traumatic Stress disorder Symptom Trajectories in Active Duty […]
March 18, 2017

March military milestones – Mexico to Vietnam

The other morning around the coffee-and-conversation table, one of our vets remarked on the several auspicious anniversaries coming up this month. One of them has to […]
March 16, 2017

“The Beast” goes to work at Fort Stevens

HAMMOND — A Vietnam War-era cargo truck will transport visitors through Fort Stevens State Historical Site this summer. Steve Wicklander, a member of the Friends of […]
March 5, 2017

Vietnam veterans memorial revealed at Roseburg VA

As the blasts of the 21-gun salute faded across the dry gray sky, a military musician began to play Taps on the bugle. A crowd of […]
February 28, 2017

Samaritan PCH to hold outreach event for Vietnam Veterans exposed to toxins

Samaritan Veterans Outreach in partnership with Vietnam Veterans of America Chapters 585 and 411 and Military and Veteran Resources, presents a forum for veterans to learn […]
February 28, 2017

Dream Foundation partners with VA to fulfill final dreams for Veterans

Sixty-eight-year-old John Lechowicz of Yorkville, Illinois, is a Vietnam Veteran who served four years as a member of the U.S. Air Force. He is in his […]