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Visitors to the Vietnam Veteran Memorial are reflected in the wall’s stone March 16, 2019.<br>Caitlin M. Kenney/Stars and Stripes

Alabama man seeking relatives of Sgt. Maj. killed in Vietnam

Vietnam veteran Jim Waitzman Jr. is searching for the family of Sgt. Maj. Griffith Alfred Jones in advance of the 50th anniversary of a helicopter crash that killed 10 service members in Central Vietnam on May 12, 1970.


More than 500 bikers escort Vietnam Memorial replica through Florida

The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, honors more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in the Vietnam War and it bears the names of the 58,276 men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice.


Retired Air Force pilot, astronaut receives Ohio’s highest non-combat award

Guion "Guy" Bluford's history-making space shuttle flight was just one in a long list of accomplishments that includes the 144 combat missions he flew over South Vietnam as an Air Force pilot during the Vietnam War.

France honors an American who fought behind enemy lines in WWII and went on to help others with PTSD

Stephen Weiss, 94, survived some of the fiercest combat of World War II and then learned that battles don’t end when the shooting stops.


Stark County, Ohio, plans a tribute to Vietnam War veterans

The Stark County Veterans Service Commission is hosting a Vietnam War Veterans Day ceremony, honoring those who served in the armed forces during the nearly 20-year conflict.


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At 100, WWII and Korean War veteran honored for his place in Marine Corps history

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton has played a major role in military history over the past 77 years, and John Farritor is one of the rare men who has seen that history unfold from the start.



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