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Inland Northwest Honor Flight left on its 31st journey Monday, taking 92 veterans to tour the nation’s war memorials in Washington D.C. For some, it’s a bittersweet trip.
Toxic waste discharged from a Taiwanese-owned steel complex in central Vietnam harmed the livelihoods of more than 200,000 people, including 41,000 fishermen, the Vietnamese government said in tallying the damage from what it has called the country’s worst environmental disaster.
The Modern Theater Coeur d’Alene tackles the emotional toll war takes with its production of “Dogfight,” a musical that follows a group of Marines as they prepare to ship out to Vietnam.
President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest military honor to a Vietnam War veteran on Monday, noting that the story of retired Lt. Col. Charles Kettles’ bravery nearly 50 years ago serves as great inspiration at a time when Americans could use some.
I survived mustard gas and ghastly death in European trenches in WW I and, 48 stars strong, was hoisted by six soldiers on Mount Suribachi at Iwo Jima in WW II. I’m proud to be your American flag.
After 48 years, the remains of a long-missing Vietnam War veteran are being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Boise police said they have arrested a man accused of prying medallions off of a newly dedicated memorial honoring Vietnam War veterans.
Jimmy Miller was one of the lucky ones – he came to America from Vietnam and eventually reunited with his father, an Army sreviceman. Now he’s founded a nonprofit to help other Amerasian children.
Jim Emch always wanted to fly helicopters, and he got his wish when he became the pilot of a Huey gunship in Vietnam. He was killed in a helicopter crash in 1970.
Isadore “Ace” Allen was killed two days after arriving in Korea in 1950; now his memory lives on in the nephew who is named after him and in a book written by his niece.
On his Vietnam trip this week, Obama accepted the reality of an abusive dictatorship while announcing a warming of relations and the lifting of the U.S. arms embargo.,
For all the lusty cheers and warm welcomes that Obama has gotten during his time in Vietnam, the transformation clearly is still very much a work in progress.
Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America’s former enemy Monday and made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship going forward.
Boeing Co. is selling 100 aircraft worth about $11.3 billion at list prices to Vietnam’s VietJet as the airline seeks to expand its international and domestic flights.
President Barack Obama’s mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China.
Adds US State Department comment. Edits 4th paragraph to fix typo. For global distribution. BEIJING (AP) – China on Thursday rejected U.S. claims that its fighter jets maneuvered unsafely when they intercepted an American Navy reconnaissance plane over the South China Sea, and demanded that the U.S. end such missions close to Chinese territory.
Editorials covered “coeds” gone wild at college campuses, the Vietnam War, a sandpit eyesore and federal tax reform.
Spokane Valley commemorated Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day on Tuesday
About 30 Vietnam veterans gathered in Spokane Tuesday to commemorate the end of that war.
A glimpse back at history can offer perspective on current events.