Bobby Muller Speaks

October 21, 2021

Robert O. Muller—better known to everyone in the veterans community as Bobby—will be remembered as the founder, in 1978, of Vietnam Veterans of America. VVA arose from those more-than-humble beginnings to become the only congressionally…

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New National Medal of Honor Museum to Open in 2024

October 15, 2020

The Board of Directors of the National Medal of Honor Museum and Arlington, Texas, Mayor Jeff Williams recently unveiled a rendering of the museum, which is scheduled to open in Arlington in 2024. The modern,…

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Last Chance to See the ‘Remembering Vietnam’ Exhibit at the Nat’l Archives in D.C.

February 18, 2019

"Remembering Vietnam: Twelve Critical Episodes in the Vietnam War," a pioneering exhibit that opened at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., on Veterans Day 2017 and was slated to end on January 6 this year,…

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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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New National Archives ‘Remembering Vietnam’ Exhibit

November 11, 2017

Yes, those are Vietnam War era helicopters parked on the grounds of the National Archives of the United States in Washington. The three choppers were installed November 6 outside the imposing Archives building on Constitution…

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Dartmouth Vietnam Project

January 4, 2017

Ed Miller, a history professor at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, directs a unique and innovative program at the college: The Dartmouth Vietnam Project, an oral history endeavor that trains Dartmouth undergrad students to interview…

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Iacovello’s Uni Pulp Paper Vietnam War Photos

July 5, 2016

VVA life member Paul Iacovello, who was a medic in Vietnam in 1962-63, created art paper by turning his war uniform into pulp, then printed images of photos he took in Vietnam on that paper.…

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Massive War Letter Collection

January 2, 2013

On Veterans Day 2001,  as we noted in our Arts of War magazine column, PBS-TV's "American Experience" series  ran a 60-minute documentary called War Letters.    The doc, which had no narrator, was a mixture of home…

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40 Years Ago Today

June 13, 2011

It was 40 years ago today, on June 13, 1971, that The New York Times published excerpts from the Pentagon Papers, the until-then secret history of the Vietnam War commissioned by DoD. That set in…

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JFK Library’s Latest Digitial Offerings

January 19, 2011

The John F. Kennedy Library made some 250, 000 documents and 200 hours of audio and video from the library's archives available on line on January 13.  This batch of information most used by researchers--including…

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