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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Hundreds turn out for VetFest USA in Orlando

    Hundreds turn out for VetFest USA in Orlando
    Army veteran Jolina Lawson returned home to Orlando in April after serving in Afghanistan. Since then, she has been trying to find work as a corrections officer. "It's hard to find work," Lawson, 24, said. "And it's not just me. Many of the veterans I...
  • Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events
    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...
  • Bob Timberg's storied life [Commentary]

    In 1970, American blood was being shed on the killing fields of Vietnam. Congress lowered the voting age from 21 to 18. Richard Nixon's Oval Office conversations were being recorded. And in Annapolis, a cub reporter was hired by the Evening Capital. He...
  • Tana Hicken, actress and teacher

    Tana Hicken, actress and teacher
    Tana Hicken, a Baltimore actress and teacher who deftly portrayed a wide variety of characters on stage during a professional career that spanned more than four decades, died Aug. 17 at her home in Sparks of myositis, an autoimmune disorder. She was 70....
  • Vietnam veteran takes Honor Flight

    Vietnam veteran takes Honor Flight
    Vietnam War veteran Jim Pudlas started his bucket list last year, when he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that doctors blamed on his exposure to the herbicide Agent Orange. Pudlas, 70, a Purple Heart recipient, scratched No. 1 off his list by...
  • Letter to the editor

    To the residents and taxpayers of East Haddam: My name is Dan Harris and I grew up on my parent's 200-acre-plus farm on Mt. Parnassus Road. I lived in East Haddam until 1966 when military service during the Vietnam War called me away. Circumstances and...
  • Bombs R Us

    Bombs R Us
    I love drawing jet planes. I spent much of my middle school years drawing them in exquisite detail with bombs and rockets, dogfights and flaming enemy planes shot out of the sky. I built plastic models of just about every Air Force plane in operation past...
  • USC Honors Dennis Hopper With Exhibit, Screening

    The USC School of Cinematic Arts is the new home of the Dennis Hopper Collection. The announcement of the collection, an assembly of the late actor and artist's scripts, awards, film posters, photography and personal letters, was announced by Elizabeth M....
  • For the record

    LAUSD iPads: In the Aug. 29 LATExtra section, an article about former Los Angeles Unified administrator Jaime Aquino's role in iPad contract discussions said the district had spent about $61 million to purchase about 62,000 iPads. The money paid for 62,...
  • 'Land of the free' a 'hollow phrase'

    Far too often, national anthems, flags, pledges and slogans become poor substitutes for real patriotism. During the Vietnam War protests, policemen wore flags on their uniforms along with such slogans as "America, love it or leave it" or "My country,...
  • Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories

    Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories
    AVON — Bill Newman has worked for more than 10 years to record the military histories of veterans in town. Newman, 75, is a U.S. Army veteran who served six years on active duty during the Vietnam War and also served in the Army Reserves. A past...