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...
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...
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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...
US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016

...thousands that Germany is expected to accept, or the 800,000 Vietnamese that the U.S. resettled in the years after the Vietnam war.In Washington, Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said in a television...
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Woman searches for photos of Juneau's Vietnam dead

Ever since Janna Hoehn visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in 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...
Longtime Seattle Times travel writer Stanton Patty dies

...The Seattle Times for 34 years, serving, among other duties, as lead reporter on the 1962 World's Fair. He also flew to Vietnam to cover the war, traveled the Pacific Coast to help deliver Namu, the fabled killer whale, to a Seattle aquarium, and...
White House: Obama wants to admit more Syrian refugees

...figure suggested by Kerry "is far too low." Pelosi, D-Calif., said the U.S. accepted far more refugees after the Vietnam War and could do so again.Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the No. 2 Democratic leader, said he would be surprised if Pope...
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Dow drops 358 points after China fears spur global sell-off

...move has caused other countries to devalue their own currencies, notably oil-rich Kazakhstan and the manufacturing hub of Vietnam.Strategists and traders, noting the lack of major U.S. economic news on Thursday, said the drop in stocks was also likely...
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Review: 'Hunting in Wartime'

...about a group of Hoonah men who served in Vietnam, was originally slated for two 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...
Death Notice: Rod (Roddy) Darnell

...School in 1966. He later worked as a local business owner, a commercial fishing captain and served for four years during the Vietnam War. Though he eventually retired from the fishing industry, he remained an avid sport fisherman. He is survived by his...
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