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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These brave service members, who have sacrificed greatly for this nation deserve every opportunity to participate in sport programs early in their rehabilitation as a way to rebuild their lives and help them achieve top-level performance," said Kirk Bauer, executive director of Disabled Sports USA and a disabled Vietnam veteran.
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.
VA will continue to accept and review all Blue Water Navy Vietnam veteran claims based on herbicide exposure on a case-by-case basis.
Freedom Group co-sponsored one of the largest Vietnam veteran recognition events in history on March 31 in North Carolina.
Decorated Vietnam veteran Gary Kulik presents "War Stories": False Atrocity Tales, Swift Boaters, and Winter Soldiers--What Really Happened in Vietnam, an accounting of popular myths specifically connected to the Vietnam war in general, and the experience of Vietnam veterans in particular.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has included the diagnosis of Williams syndrome in a child of a Vietnam veteran as one of the health issues presumptively linked to that military service.
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.
Berean Baptist Church pastor Mike Jaskilka, himself a Vietnam veteran, delivered the invocation during Thursday's ceremony and called the wall "a monument to healing.
Written by a Vietnam veteran, and now in a newly revised and expanded edition, Nam Vet: Making Peace with Your Past is a self-help guide that helps survivors identify the origins of self-destructive behavior with roots in the war, and make lasting peace with the past.
Edward O'Connor, a Vietnam veteran, led the grassroots effort to create the memorial.
LOUIS -- Artist and Vietnam veteran Lee Teter was honored for accomplishments in the arts by the Vietnam Veterans of America at its national convention in St.
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