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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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...
  • Chandler Howard: A Lifetime Of Leading In The Trenches

    Chandler Howard spent the first 11 years of his life in a public housing project in Stratford on the Bridgeport line. He was drafted into the military and, at age 18, found himself in Vietnam with an M16 in his hands, in the back of a helicopter. When...
  • Using brain power to fight effects of aging

    Using brain power to fight effects of aging
    Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity." But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...
  • Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels

    Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels
    What was supposed to be a no-drama final session of Congress before the campaign season turned into anything but as President Obama's new strategy to combat the threat fromĀ Islamic State resulted in a wrenching vote that is likely to reverberate through...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    COMMUNITY AWARDS DINNER: The Alliance for Building Communities Annual Dinner & Partnership Awards begins with a cash-bar cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Dinner and presentations...
  • Medal of Honor awarded to two soldiers from Vietnam War

    On March 11, 1966, Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and his squad of Green Berets found themselves atop a hill, in the dark, in the middle of a jungle in central Vietnam. They had endured days of battle with North Vietnamese troops off the Ho Chi...
  • Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider

    Los Angeles' art world is bigger and wider
    On a hot, arid, mid-August evening at the small but splendid Episcopal Church of the Epiphany in Lincoln Heights, the tower's sonorous bell rang. Red double-doors opened wide, and a few hundred people filed inside, filling the pews in the handsome English...
  • Remember our troops who fought for freedom

    Remember our troops who fought for freedom
    With the tragic and recent death of comedian Joan Rivers and the seemingly endless coverage of her life and accomplishments, I would like to add my personal thoughts. Life is not about the length, but rather about the quality. I believe Joan Rivers'...
  • Ex-Gov. Tom Ridge promotes rights of disabled in the workforce

    HARRISBURG — John Angelo says he has an "amazing gift to share." It's his life story. For nearly his entire adult life, Angelo, 42, has gone to work at Gatti Pharmacy near his childhood home in the small town of Indiana, Indiana County, 177...
  • Still waging a musical War

    Still waging a musical War
    The classic funk rock band War has been around so long that it was named after the Vietnam War – while that conflict was still being fought. In explaining how it was always the band's philosophy to be topical but never political, keyboardist and...
  • Robert W. Weinhold Sr., decorated Army Ranger

    Robert W. Weinhold Sr., decorated Army Ranger
    Robert W. Weinhold Sr., a decorated Army Airborne Ranger in the Vietnam War who later worked for several financial institutions, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of kidney failure. He was 75. The son of Herman W....