Vietnam War

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U.S. to Pay Millions For Agent Orange Claims

Ending years of wait, the government agreed Thursday to provide disability benefits to as many as 2,100 Air Force reservists and active-duty forces exposed to Agent Orange residue on airplanes used in the Vietnam War.


The Newseum in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

New ‘Reporting Vietnam’ Exhibit Opens at the Newseum

“Reporting Vietnam,” a new exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, is now open for visitors at the Newseum in D.C.


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Former Interrogation Chief: Report ‘Throws CIA Under This Bus’

The Senate Intelligence Committee’s report on coercive tactics betrays intelligence officials and will erode their trust in future presidential administrations, a former CIA official who oversaw the agency’s enhanced interrogation program said Sunday.


U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins salutes after being awarded the Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 15, 2014. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Decades Later, Vietnam Soldiers Get Medal of Honor

Obama is bestowing the Medal of Honor on Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins and Army Spc. Donald P. Sloat, nearly half a century after they fought in Vietnam.


A veteran prepares to place roses at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington for Father's Day. (credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1)

Hundreds Attend Father’s Day Ceremony at Vietnam Memorial

Hundreds of people spent Father’s Day paying tribute to American soldiers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.


Headstones are seen marking graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, September 24, 2013. More than 400,000 people are buried at the cemetery, which was founded during the American Civil War. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

7 Vietnam War Veterans Set for Burial in Arlington

The recently recovered remains of seven U.S. service members from the Vietnam War are being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.


Maj. James Sizemore. (Photo courtesy of James Sizemore)

Pilots Killed in Vietnam War Interred at Arlington National Cemetery

In July 1969, Maj. James Sizemore and his co-pilot Maj. Howard Andre were shot down and killed while flying a nighttime combat mission over Laos.


Dr. Daniel Ellsberg, the US military analyst who released the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times, spoke on the similarity of his case to that of US Army PFC Bradley Manning. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Pentagon Papers Leaker Calls Manning a ‘Casualty’

Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg says Bradley Manning is “one more casualty of a horrible, wrongful war” and he did not deserve any prison time.


US President Barack Obama(C) and Vice President Joe Biden arrive at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial for ceremonies to commemorate the Vietnam War?s 50th anniversary (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Hanoi Opens 3 New Areas In Search For MIAs

The Vietnamese government on Monday agreed to open three new sites in the country for excavation by the United States to search for troop remains from the war, the minister of defense told U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta during a meeting here.