Latest Vietnam veteran Stories

2010-05-06 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In his testimony before Congress on May 5, American Legion staffer Joe Wilson reminded congress that one of the Legion's top priorities is "to assure that long overdue, major epidemiological studies of Vietnam veterans, who were exposed to the herbicide Agent Orange, are carried out." Wilson, deputy director of The American Legion's Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Division, reminded the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs that The American...

2010-04-29 12:57:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Washington Times published a story highlighting President Obama's progress in meeting campaign promises to America's veterans.

2010-04-26 14:32:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- As America marks the 35th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War on April 30, some 30,000 veterans from 27 states are preparing to attend LZ Lambeau, one of the largest gatherings of Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans in U.S. history.

2010-04-08 14:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Veteran volunteers will be patrolling the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial as part of an aggressive campaign to halt the vandalism and destruction at the Memorial, starting next week and continuing through Memorial Day. A press conference, attended by some of those volunteers, will be held at the Memorial on Wednesday, April 14, at noon where more detail will be provided about the patrols and other measures to halt the vandalism from skateboarders...

2010-02-17 10:58:00

MEDIA ADVISORY - NEW DATE (Rescheduled from blizzard) FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 10:00 A.M., NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, Zenger Room, 14th and F Streets NW, 13th Floor; McCaffrey to issue written report WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-12-18 06:35:00

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Central Florida police officer Charles M. Grist is one of the few Vietnam veterans to have served as an enlisted soldier in the Iraq war.

2009-12-03 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the sentencing decision of a Korean War Veteran convicted of murder should have taken into consideration Post Traumatic Stress he incurred during the war.

2009-11-19 15:32:00

Comprehensive Study Will Help VA Provide High-Quality Care WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K.

2009-11-10 09:44:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The newly restored Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial (PVVM) at Penns Landing will be unveiled on Veterans Day, Nov.

2009-11-09 16:54:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrity entertainer and spokesperson Ben Vereen and SOS Support Our Soldiers, Inc. would like to invite all Americans to join them for the Inaugural Veterans Day National Multi-Media 24-Hour Broadcast on November 11, 2009.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.