Arts of War

Complimentary New Daniel Inouye Graphic Novel

June 4, 2020

Medal of Honor: Daniel Inouye, a new graphic novel created by a team of accomplished comic book veterans---the writer Chuck Dixon and the illustrators Christopher Ivy, Peter Pantazis, and Troy Peteri---has just been published by the…

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Gooch’s ‘The Aviators’ Wins Award

May 27, 2020

  VVA life member Rex Gooch received a 2020 Independent Publisher Book Award bronze medal for his book, The Aviators: Stories of U.S. Army Helicopter Combat in the Vietnam War, 1971-72 on May 26.   The…

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Memorial Day Writers Project Goes Virtual

May 25, 2020

The Memorial Day Writers Project, which has held readings by veterans in its tent on the Mall in Washington, D.C., since 1993, just announced that the show will go on this year, although not in…

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Blackhorse Regiment Podcast Online

April 28, 2020

You can now listen to a new interview with Donald Snedeker, in which he discusses his new book, The Blackhorse in Vietnam: The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment in Vietnam and Cambodia, 1966-1972, on AUSA's Army Matters podcast.…

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Glenna Goodacre, 1939-2020

April 15, 2020

Glenna Goodacre, the sculptor best known for creating the statue that is the centerpiece of the Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C., died April 13 of natural causes in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She was…

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Filmmaker Query: Original Material Wanted for Documentary on Combat

March 28, 2020

Aleksandar Nikolic, a London-based documentary filmmaker, is working on a film about "what it means to be a soldier and how it plays out for the individual person." The proposed doc, from Chapter One Media, will…

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Veteran Writers Wanted for D.C.-area Book Festival April 26

February 4, 2020

Dick Epstein, who for many years has coordinated the Memorial Day Writers' Project on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., would like to hear from Washington, D.C.-area veteran authors, poets, singer/songwriters, and musicians interested in…

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‘The Last Full Measure’: What is Real and What is Not

January 27, 2020

Review by Marc Leepson, VVA Veteran Arts Editor and Senior Writer  The Last Full Measure, the fact-based Vietnam War-heavy movie that opened nationwide on January 24, 2020, features a five-pack of big-time Baby Boomer male…

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Author Query: Dogpatch & Da Nang Vietnam War Memories

January 18, 2020

Author and editor Michael Coffino is working with a Marine on his memoir, part of which deals with his time in recon during the Vietnam War. Coffino and the Marine are looking for Marines "with…

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Larry Heinemann, 1944-2019

December 14, 2019

Larry Heinemann---the award-winning novelist much of whose work reflected his experiences as a working-class kid from Chicago who was drafted into the Army and served a 1967-68 Vietnam War tour of duty with the 25th…

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