Vietnam-Era Veteran

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Vietnam-Era Veteran

A person who served in the United States Armed Forces in Vietnam between 1964 and 1975. Because of the controversy surrounding the Vietnam War, these veterans were sometimes mistreated upon their return home. However, the Vietnam-Era Veteran Readjustment Assistance Act gives these veterans preference in the award of federal contracts.
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I am the wife of a Vietnam veteran who has been diagnosed with cholangiocarcinoma.
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Undertaking a comprehensive analysis of the best-known Vietnam veteran memoirs, Wood delineates the accuracies, omissions, and miscues inherent in the genre to ascertain its overall influence on American understanding of the war.
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The author is a retired Marine and Vietnam Veteran, and uses the afterward to vent lingering frustration about the perception of Vietnam Veterans.
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Three clients of Sister Kateri Koverman, each a Vietnam veteran seeking counseling and comfort in her Cincinnati ministry, are nodding about the reality of the depiction of the war in Mel Gibson's movie We Were Soldiers.
A few days before I got to California, our San Diego chapter joined with other groups to honor Phillip Paulson, a Vietnam veteran who has waged an 18year battle to have a gigantic cross removed from a mountainside national war memorial.
Charles Boatman is a Vietnam veteran whose adult life was shaped by tragic events during the war.
At the same time, Floyd, a Vietnam veteran himself, must contend with some specters of his own as he dodges the bullets and wrath of someone who crossed his path during one of his criminal-chasing exploits.
Tears welled in the eyes of one Vietnam veteran who attended the ceremony and said that while he served with a handful of soldiers killed during the war, all of the names etched in the wall were equally important to him.
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