Articles Related to Vietnam Veterans of America

The New VVA Veteran–For July/August

July 19, 2014

The on-line edition of the new, July/August, issue of The VVA Veteran has just been posted . The cover story is an examination of the strange events leading up to the August 1964 Gulf of…

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Bruce Springsteen's 'The Wall'

March 6, 2014

The mega rock star Bruce Springsteen was a crucial supporter of Vietnam Veterans of America during its early years. When the then-three-year-old organization was struggling financially in the summer of 1981, Springsteen turned over all…

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Vietnam to Western Airlines by Bruce Cowee

February 25, 2014

One of the missions of Vietnam Veterans of America since its founding in 1978 has been to counteract stereotypically negative images of Vietnam veterans in the news and entertainment media. That's also the mission of…

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Firebase Ripcord by Martin J. Glennon

January 24, 2012

Martin J. Glennon, who serves as the chaplain for Vietnam Veterans of America's Chapter 905 in Porter County, Indiana, put in a 1969-70 tour of duty as a medic in Vietnam for six months in…

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The Drop by Michael Connelly

December 15, 2011

I have been a big, big fan of Michael Connelly’s best-selling Harry Bosch detective procedural novels since the first one, the Edgar-Award-winning The Black Echo , burst on the scene in 1992. Bosch is an…

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Sam in ‘Nam by Sam Modica

December 13, 2011

Sam Modica served in Vietnam with the 1st Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, H Company as a radio man.  Sam in 'Nam: True Stories, Peoms from the War in Vietnam, 1968-1969 (Friesen Press, 96…

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