A professional psychologist, he was most noted for bringing the needs of Vietnam-era veterans
to the public's attention.
And, most importantly, thank you to the Vietnam-era veterans
and their families who join us - you honor us with your presence.
org) is the nation's only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated to the needs of Vietnam-era veterans
and their families.
Very few World War II and Korean War veterans are still in the labor force, and the majority of the Vietnam-era veterans
are at or nearing retirement age.
Two large black granite stones measuring 51/2 feet tall by 71/2 feet wide at the monument contain more than 400 names of local Vietnam-era veterans
Researchers have found that Vietnam-era veterans
with more experiences involving killing in war were twice as likely to have reported suicidal thoughts as veterans who had fewer or no experiences killing in war.
Underlying this research is the question of what is unique about Vietnam or Vietnam-era veterans
to help explain a high prevalence of hepatitis C which was not observed in World War II or Korean era veterans, said Professor Waters who is also Staff Hepatologist, Memphis Veteran Affairs (VA) Medical Centre Associate.
PTSD is an ongoing concern for Vietnam veterans, and today, Vietnam-era veterans
still constitute the largest group of veterans receiving VA care for PTSD.
OIF/OEF veterans tied this pride to their military training and their upbringings, whereas male Vietnam-era veterans
associated self-reliant pride with their social role as providers and their cultural heritages.
For many Vietnam-era veterans
and their families, the unofficial motto is "never again.
One population-based survey of Vietnam-era veterans
found that those with combat-related PTSD were significantly less likely to be employed than those without PTSD and PTSD diagnosis was associated with a lower hourly wage among those in the competitive workforce .
This study uses data from the Current Population Survey for 1989, 1999, and 2003 to explore differences between male veterans and their nonveteran peers in the risk of nonemployment across age and racial/ethnic groups in the United States After July 1, 2001, there was a substantial increase in the number of Vietnam-era veterans
awarded Veterans Administration (VA) disability compensation, possibly in part because veterans diagnosed with diabetes who served in Vietnam became eligible for disability compensation without having to prove exposure to Agent Orange.