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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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Top Vietnam War (1955-1975) Articles

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  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • Battle Fatigue, Shell Shock, PTSD: Treatment Of Soldiers' Mental Illness Still Evolving

    On Dec. 14, 1918, a month after the armistice was signed ending the first world war, The Courant ran a story on Page 1 reporting the miraculous effect the war's conclusion seemed to have on thousands of mentally wounded warriors. "SHELL SHOCK SOLDIERS...
  • Comparing Iraq and Vietnam

    Andrew J. Bacevich brings into clear view how the slow-motion disaster that was the Iraq war may end. As in Vietnam, we appear to have sent "too many soldiers to make peace and too few to make war." ("Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?,"...
  • Operation Shower Having An Impact At TPC River Highlands

    CROMWELL — Ben Walsh of Manchester is an intern at St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, the final step in completing a one-year Masters program at Georgetown University. At St. Francis, Walsh's work involves complementary and alternative...
  • Notebook: Ryan Moore Back For Ninth Year In A Row

    CROMWELL – After tying for 48th place at the U.S. Open Sunday, Ryan Moore said he was happy to be back at the Travelers Championship for the ninth year in a row. "I feel good. Any time you come off playing the U.S. Open and getting beat up a little...
  • Veteran barred from saying pledge at University of Wyoming?

    An Army veteran, who served his country in Afghanistan and Iraq, barred from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at one of our nation's universities? That's sure to raise hackles on social media. Campus Reform reported on Cory Schroeder, a student senator...
  • East Hartford Gives Vietnam-Era Veteran Honorary Diploma

     East Hartford Gives Vietnam-Era Veteran Honorary Diploma
    EAST HARTFORD — A 57-year-old Vietnam War-era veteran who joined the military before he could graduate from high school was awarded an honorary diploma by the school board on Tuesday night. "It's 40 years later and I'm going to go to Hillside...
  • Air Force museum starts with Wright stuff

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio Turns out, I have a few things in common with Wilbur and Orville Wright. I grew up near Dayton, Ohio. I've been very involved in bicycling and newspapering. I even, like Wilbur, was smacked in the face by a...
  • Orlando sculptor promotes art therapy on PBS

    Orlando sculptor promotes art therapy on PBS
    Orlando sculptor Steve Piscitelli will reach an audience beyond Central Florida when he shares his story on "Artisodes." The program airs at 8 p.m. Thursday on WUCF-Channel 24, Orlando's PBS station. Piscitelli, a Vietnam War veteran, draws on those...
  • Our interference has not made the world safer

    The Republicans are beating up on President Barack Obama for not responding quick enough to the Iraq turmoil. Let's go back nearly 40 years ago to the Vietnam War; a Republican was  president and the country was tired of war. Today we are a country...
  • Army launches Bergdahl probe

    WASHINGTON The Army on Monday started its investigation into the mysterious June 2009 disappearance of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan and his capture by the Taliban shortly thereafter. The Army placed Maj. Gen. Kenneth R. Dahl, who held senior command...