Juneau 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals named

...Class Tom Dawson, a Vietnan veteran from Petersburg who moved to Juneau with family in 1947. Dawson served three tours in Vietnam between 1966-1969.? Air Force Master Sgt. Kevin Hassin, an Iraq war veteran during Operation Desert Shield/Storm...
Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...across the Asia-Pacific region, with stops in Singapore, Vietnam and India.But Carter did little to clarify what the U.S...outstrips other countries' efforts, but some, including Vietnam, also have done some land reclamation.While the U.S...
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China's impact looms large as US debates its own trade deals

...New Zealand.There is significant overlap. Countries involved in both negotiations include Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.China, under President Xi Jinping, is also starting an Asian Infrastructure Investment...
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WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...made their first flight in October 2013 and have done three more since then. Eventually the honor flight plans to include Vietnam War veterans like Travis, but for now focuses on World War II and Korean War veterans, especially World War II vets."If...
Indonesia says it sent boat of Rohingya to Malaysia

...The conditions at home - and lack of job opportunities - have sparked one of the biggest exoduses of boat people since the Vietnam War.Chris Lewa, director of the non-profit Arakan Project, which has been monitoring boat departures and arrivals for...
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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...


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