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At National Guard reunion, veterans reminisce, swap stories

...seen in a while."Some of those in the crowd served together for decades. Retired Guard member Mac Metcalfe, who served in Vietnam in 1968, went on to teach on Prince of Wales Island, then re-enlisted at age 40 in 1987. He said he served with both Mitchell...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-02/national-guard-reunion-veterans-reminis
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A look at one Hoonah veteran's Vietnam experience

...experiences of some of the 28 Hoonah Vietnam War-era veterans, 17 of whom served on the ground in Vietnam and 16 of whom made it back alive.Here...thing that struck him when he arrived in Vietnam (besides 100-degree-plus heat) was...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/hunting-wartime-look-one-hoonah-veterans-
Art
Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal 'ridiculous,' 'sad'

...made in recent weeks about Mexican immigrants and the war record of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who was taken prisoner in Vietnam.Obama brought up on his own Trump's suggestion that McCain wasn't a war hero because he was captured. Praising McCain's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-28/obama-calls-gop-criticism-iran-deal-r
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Review: 'Hunting in Wartime'

...about a group of Hoonah men who served in Vietnam, was originally slated for two showings...men who served in the military during Vietnam, 17 of whom served on the ground. Sixteen...with his father after his return from Vietnam, and slipping, suddenly, into combat...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-22/review-hunting-wartime
Art
Obama hosts Vietnam Communist Party chief

...unprecedented meeting Tuesday with the head of Vietnam's Communist Party as the U.S. pressed...expansionism in the South China Sea, Vietnam would also welcome the U.S. taking...people."Trong, the de facto leader of Vietnam despite holding no official government...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-08/obama-hosts-vietnam-communist-party-c
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'Hunting in Wartime': Vietnam War veterans from Hoonah tell their stories

...soliders who served "on the ground" in Vietnam was 17. Update: The text has been modified...number of men who saw combat.During the Vietnam War, 28 men from Hoonah - a community...Foundation, and James Lindoff, a decorated Vietnam veteran and commander of the Hoonah Veterans...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-07-08/hunting-wartime-vietnam-war-veterans-hoon
Art
Trump-GOP feud escalates after rival goes after him

...incendiary comments, topped by his weekend mocking of Arizona Sen. John McCain's experience as a tortured prisoner of war in Vietnam.Since then the real estate developer and reality TV host has intensified his criticism of McCain and his record on veterans...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-22/trump-gop-feud-escalates-after-rival-
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My Turn: Nimbus is a relic of the '60s and '70s

...fast-forward to World War II, millions died. Then, slow down to the Vietnam War. Still recovering from a great conflict, this war produced...KKK was operational, and art changed. In defiance of the Vietnam War, draft cards were publicly burned, riots were common...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-27/my-turn-nimbus-relic-60s-and-70s
Opinion
Woman searches for photos of Juneau's Vietnam dead

Ever since Janna Hoehn visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington...photos of every American killed in the Vietnam War.What started with a search for photos...300 photos for the Wall of Faces, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's online memorial...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-10/woman-searches-photos-juneaus-vietnam-d
Local
Trump on McCain: 'I like people who weren't captured'

...for president. A Navy pilot during the Vietnam War, he was captured after his plane...Trump said he avoided service in the Vietnam War through student and medical deferments...because he "was not a big fan of the Vietnam War. I wasn't a protester, but the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-19/trump-mccain-i-people-who-werent-capt
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