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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David Carter, an Army Vietnam veteran from Sun Valley, called Bush's visit to Hanoi ``kind of weird.
They are trying to locate Vietnam veteran amputees in hopes of gaining a better understanding of the needs of these veterans.
The helicopter, a Vietnam veteran itself, comes from the Wings & Rotors Air Museum in Murrieta, where it was restored to flying condition and painted with the markings of the 118th Assault Helicopter Company ``Thunderbirds'' Third Platoon.
Joseph, adjutant general of Pennsylvania and a Vietnam Veteran.
A combat service-connected Vietnam veteran himself, Hope has been advocating on behalf of and assisting veterans filing claims for service-connected disability for nearly three decades.
Joining Senator McCain with initial responses are: Bobby Muller, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Foundation and a Marine infantry officer during the Vietnam War wounded in action; Jack Valenti, lobbyist, long-time president of the Motion Picture Association of America and decorated World War II veteran who served in the Johnson White House during the Vietnam War; and Tom Newcomb of Oxford University, a Vietnam veteran and former CIA agent, Capitol Hill aide and White House adviser.
Mansfield, a decorated, combat-wounded Vietnam veteran, has dedicated his life to helping disabled veterans and their families by serving in many leadership roles in private and government agencies.
If I can help one Vietnam veteran to find his peace, then all of our work will be worth it,'' said Chapman, who was a 19-year-old Army helicopter door-gunner in Vietnam and now works for Pratt & Whitney in Canoga Park.
Blank, head of the Veterans Administration's Vietnam Veteran Outreach Program in Washington, D.
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.
The Hartford Ski Spectacular allows participants the opportunity to test their limitations and then surpass them," said Kirk Bauer, executive director of DS/USA and a disabled Vietnam veteran.
Vietnam veteran George Palermo said there are not enough positive adjectives to describe Goodreau.
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