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.
Hundreds of people spent Father’s Day paying tribute to American soldiers at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
The recently recovered remains of seven U.S. service members from the Vietnam War are being laid to rest 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.
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.
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.