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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Israelis, Vietnam, and deregulation: Letters

    Where are crying Israelis? Why on page A3 of the Orlando Sentinel do we often have a picture of a sobbing Palestinian in Gaza? Are there no sobbing Israelis? Unfortunately, Jews have been killed, and Jewish families mourn, too. These pictures of the...
  • Publisher's Note: Share a Coke

    I am sure you have noticed all the hoopla around Coca-Cola's "Share a Coke" campaign. They have been tagging it the 'Summer of Sharing' and encouraging fans to enjoy a "moment" of happiness. Coke started offering new bottles with your name on it. I...
  • 'Green-on-blue' killings in Afghanistan raise tough questions about US strategy

    WASHINGTON In the hours after a suspected coalition-trained Afghan soldier opened fire at Afghanistan's national defense university, killing an American two-star general and injuring more than a dozen others, a question that has plagued U.S. efforts arose...
  • Killing of U.S. major general in Afghanistan revives worries about safety of trainers

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in combat overseas since the Vietnam War and renewing fears about the ability of U.S....
  • New Iraq mission's tough question: What does US do if Islamic State survives?

    WASHINGTON As the United States announced its first airstrikes inside Iraq nearly three years after the military had furled its colors in Baghdad and declared the war complete, it sought to minimize fears that the latest effort could lead to "mission...
  • What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....
  • Behind every iconic figure is a very good story

    LeBron James always was going back to Cleveland. The story was too good not to. His life reads like a script. The first act begins as a poor kid growing up in Akron without a father but in a supportive community that appreciates his God-given abilities....
  • Drafting Derrick Thomas ushered in a decade of excellence for Chiefs

    The decision made 25 years ago would shape a franchise and define a decade of excellence for Kansas City Chiefs football. Once Carl Peterson, in his first year as the club's general manager, selected Derrick Thomas with the fourth overall pick in the...
  • Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller

    Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller
    Date: May 17 Her story: Michele Huffman, 34, grew up in Perry Hall. She is the special events manager in the fundraising department at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Her mother, Rose Huffman, is a retired nurse and lives in Perry Hall. Her father, Frank...
  • Moms reflect on effects of gun control march

    Moms reflect on effects of gun control march
    In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
  • Teen packages personal items to give to homeless vets

    It became a family affair when 17-year-old Zachary Codrea of suburban Akron, Ohio, heard about the Stand Down program for homeless veterans and wanted to become involved. His family attends a Romanian Orthodox church that sponsors a pancake breakfast...