Articles Related to Vietnam

February 6, 2019

Alfred Procopio, Jr., v. Robert Wilkie: What Does This Mean for You?

(Washington, D.C.)--On January 29, in a 9-2 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of the veteran in Alfred Procopio, Jr., v. Robert Wilkie, finding the intent of Congress…

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December 11, 2018

VVA Condemns Obstruction of “Blue Water Navy” Bill by Sen. Enzi

(Washington, D.C.) -- “It is beyond disappointing that a single senator, Mike Enzi (R-WY), has obstructed H.R. 299, Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act, a bill that was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives…

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August 4, 2016

VA Suicide Report 2014: 65 Percent of Veterans over Age 50

(Washington, DC)—On August 3, the VA released Suicide Among Veterans and Other Americans 2001-2014, a comprehensive analysis of veteran suicide rates in the United States in which VA examined more than 55 million veterans’ records…

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David Lamb, 1940-2016

June 8, 2016

David Lamb, who covered the Vietnam War for United Press International,   died June 5 at age 76 of lymphoma and esophageal cancer. Lamb reported from Vietnam beginning in 1968, and---among other things---is credited with dubbing the…

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Veterans of Chapter 1078 Return to Vietnam

February 9, 2016

Knoxville Tennessee Chapter 1078 is a tight knit group that meets regularly and volunteers often. Many of the members find a strong bond built on their Vietnam commonalities. Nearly 20 people, mostly VVA members and…

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The Adventures of a Helicopter Pilot by Bill Collier

January 6, 2015

In trying to nail down former USMC Capt. Bill Collier's intention behind writing The Adventures of a Helicopter Pilot: Flying the H-34 Helicopter in Vietnam for the United States Marine Corps (Keokee/Wandering Star Press, 234…

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Love Poured Out for Viet Nam by Trena Chellino

August 28, 2014

Chester and Mary Travis were Christian missionaries to French Indochina and Vietnam from 1925-75, where, according to Trena Chellino, they "experienced an abundant measure of Christ’s indwelling and overflowing life.” The Travis family, with their…

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Last Plane Out of Saigon by Richard Pena and John Hagan

August 27, 2014

Regardless of a reader's attitude about the Vietnam War, Richard Pena's Last Plane Out of Saigon  (Story Merchant Books, 136 pp., $12.95, paper), written with John Hagan, offers insights worth reflecting upon four decades after…

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Once Upon A Mulberry Field by C.L. Hoang

May 30, 2014

Nothing in the title of Once Upon A Mulberry Field by C.L. Hoang (Willow Stream, 392 pp., $15.95, paper) signals that this is a book dealing with the Vietnam War. Scrutiny of the cover reveals a…

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Once Upon A Time in Vietnam by Jerry Neren

April 29, 2014

The back cover of Once Upon A Time in Vietnam by Jerry Neren, (Pearl Editions,  104 pp., $14.95, paper), a fine book of poetry, informs us that the author “served in the United States armed forces.” No…

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