Remembering the chaos of war's end

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - As the Marines scrambled to the roof...far.The last U.S. servicemen in Vietnam were stuck alone atop the embassy, hoping...The days leading up to the end of the Vietnam War were chaotic and exhausting...
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...adding that as a result of the trial, "the truth about Nisoor Square was out there for the world to see."A 71-year-old Vietnam War veteran, Lamberth effectively gave Heard, Liberty and Slough the lowest sentence possible under federal sentencing guidelines...
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Percy Sledge, who sang 'When A Man Loves a Woman,' dies

...drama named for the song's title."When a Man Loves a Woman" was re-released after being featured in Oliver Stone's Vietnam War film "Platoon" in 1987 and reached No. 2 in Britain. Michael Bolton topped the charts in the 1990s with a cover version...
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Afghan soldier kills one U.S. soldier, wounds two

...last year killed Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranked U.S. officer to be slain in combat since 1970 in the Vietnam War.The attack was the second fatality suffered by NATO since the beginning of the year. The last incident in which an American...
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Changing palates affect Alaska seafood sales in Japan

...directly from Alaska to Japan, but joins the global flow of seafood passing through countries such as China, Thailand, or Vietnam, where processing plant workers receive lower wages. The deboned, filleted and packaged products are then shipped to Japan...
Vietnam vets finally receive their 'Welcome Home'

Alaskan Vietnam Veterans were honored Friday at the Capitol as part of the first annual Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day ceremony. Veterans were...when they returned from their tours in Vietnam," Sen. Charlie Huggins, R-Wasilla...
Iraq, Vietnam wars share similarities

...current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the Vietnam conflict of 40 years ago are inappropriate...a few: Congress never declared war in Vietnam and did not fulfill this Constitutional...reasons for all these wars are suspect. In Vietnam, it was the dubious Gulf of Tonkin Resolution...
Gov signs Vietnam Veterans Day bill

...Wednesday designating March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day in Alaska.Parnell was joined...R-Wasilla, who served in the Army during Vietnam."This is welcome home," he said...withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Vietnam. Rep. Bob Herron, a co-sponsor of...
Vietnam vet finally receives Purple Heart

ANCHORAGE - A Vietnam veteran has received a Purple Heart 42 years after being wounded. Wayne...encouraged to pursue it. He said he's never been more proud to be a Vietnam veteran. Stackhouse said the Department of Army Records Correction...
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ceremony rescheduled

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall ceremony planned for today was pushed back until...event's coordinators.The wall, which is half-sized replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., arrived in Juneau this...


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