Arts of War

National Archives Honors Vietnam War Veterans in November

October 17, 2018

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel will be the guest speaker at an event honoring his fellow Vietnam War veterans on November 14 at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. The event will be held as part…

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Query: In Search of Huey “Silver Fox” Pilots and Crew

October 10, 2018

The Wayne County Veterans Memorial Park in Richmond, Indiana, would like to hear from CW2 D.W. Bragg, 1st Lt. G.M. Bass and other pilots and crew members who served in Vietnam on a particular Huey helicopter:…

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Magazine Writer Query – Multi-generational Military Families

September 26, 2018

A.J. Baime is writing an article for AARP, The Magazine about multi-generational military families. Specifically, Baime is in search of families that have two or more living generations of men or women who have served. "Ideally,"…

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USAFA War, Lit, & the Arts Conference, Sept. 20-21

September 19, 2018

The two-day 2018 War, Literature & the Arts Conference starts tomorrow at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.  The conference, sponsored by the USAFA's Department of English & Fine Arts, will focus on the…

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Bob Hope Award to Dale Dye

August 29, 2018

Retired Marine Capt. Dale Dye--whom we profiled in the cover story of the May/June issue---will receive the 2018 Bob Hope Award for Excellence in Entertainment in October. The prestigious honor is sponsored by the Medal…

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Photographer’s Query: Pics of Vietnam War Veterans

August 29, 2018

The photographer Thomas Sanders, who lives in Northern California, is putting together a book entitled Vietnam Portraits, and would like to photograph and interview "as wide a selection of Vietnam veterans as possible over the…

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NBC’s ‘This is Us’ and the Vietnam War

July 11, 2018

It looks as though the upcoming third season of the NBC-TV family drama, This Is Us, will have a significant Vietnam War theme. That's because NBC just announced that the acclaimed novelist Tim (The Things They Carried,…

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Vietnam Veterans for Factual History’s new magazine

July 2, 2018

You can download one of the first four issues of Vietnam Veterans for Factual History's  new magazine at the group's website. The inaugural issue features an article highly critical of the PBS Ken Burns Vietnam…

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Vietnam War Symposium at Indiana University, July 23-24

June 30, 2018

Scholars,  researchers and anyone else interested in the Vietnam War are invited to attend “Vietnam War Stories: A Symposium on Conflict and Civic Engagement,” a two-day symposium that will be held July 23-24 on the campus of…

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Author Query: Survivors of July 10, 1970, Helicopter Shoot Down

June 29, 2018

On July 10, 1970, a 242nd Assault Support Helicopter Company CH-47 was shot down in Vietnam by three RPG rounds. Crew members Spec 4 Ross Bedient and Spec 4 David Schultz were killed. Seven passengers also…

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