PTSD is really a reaction to being exposed to death, and anyone who’s been exposed to death in even a single incident, like a car accident ~ you don’t want to go back and think about that all the time. But you can’t not think about it.
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
Reviewer: Robert L. Hanafin, Major, USAF-Retired, GS-12, Department of the Navy-Retired Yes I’m still alive John Allen and Gordon Duff, maybe not to stay but to occasionally poke my head in Veterans Today’s Door as a Veterans Rights and Peace Advocate, if I may. I came across a promotion for this Amazon Best Seller in […]
Stray Dog: PBS featuring new award winning indie film about a motorcycle-riding freedom-loving Vietnam veteran
See the new PBS award winning film about a motorcycle vietnam veteran called “Stray Dog”.
In 1960, as a Navy fighter pilot, we feared the Chinese but now 55 years later they are an economic juggernaut and a seeming financial threat which has brought the United States to the edge of purposely starting a war.
The 2005 documentary Sir, No Sir: the GI Revolt examines the GI resistance movement that effectively ended the Vietnam War. While it’s common to hear about fragging* incidents which occurred in Vietnam, you rarely hear about the vast GI anti-war movement built by three years of sustained organizing in barracks, on bases, battlefields and ships and at armed forces academies like West Point.
Chu Lai, Vietnam was nothing like “China Beach,” a dramatic television series set at an evacuation hospital during the Vietnam War.
Listen to the impassioned eloquence of his words, listen to the truth of his heart felt message and recognize he was a prophet of our times whose words still resonate in our souls and demand a response.
Many of us have been to the dark side and never returned to
Vietnam celebrated National Day in Paris, France on September 2, 2014.
I will spend this Memorial Day weekend grieving the suffering of all who have been touched by war remembering that I am both a victim and a victimizer.
The government threw USO and government contractors under the bus when it chose not to aid them in their battle with cancer related Agent Orange exposure,
July 29 marks WWI’s 100th anniversary. It was called the war to end all wars. Never again was heard.
Today’s treatment for all the blood cancers can be enhanced with the addition of natural biological response modifiers in conjunction with all other treatments
Important information for sufferers of Sarcomas.
Since the use of AGENT Orange in both Vietnam and to some extent in Korea, all will acknowledge that dioxin (2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin-TCDD) has become one of the most controversial issues our military has ever faced. IARC, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, which is part of the World Health Organization, classified dioxin as a known […]
War is big business ~ and it operates in the service of big business regardless of the lives that are sacrificed.
Chuck Hagel’s time has come and he is the right person at the right time for an over-extended American empire that is financially, morally and spiritually bankrupt.
Massacres of civilians by U.S. forces in Vietnam were not rare aberrations but everyday occurrences, an authoritative new book on the subject charges.
– Marine Pilot Cliff Judkins – The Only Man to Jump Out of Flaming Jet WWII Style and Live to tell the story.
Mooresville, North Carolina…Richard’s Coffee Shop, “The most patriotic coffee shop in America”. Just around the corner from my house there’s a great place to stop in for a cup of Joe. It is a hangout of sorts for Veterans which I have written about this past year, and has become so popular it needed to pick-up roots and relocate up the street to larger quarters.
Just like during the war, the names of the dead slowly appeared as I descended the gentle slope to the black granite wall and then suddenly the scope of the carnage overcame me as scores of names became hundreds and then thousands and finally over 50,000 and the brutal truth of this unnecessary tragedy overwhelmed me as I slowly and somberly climbed back into the sunlight.
The war has ended for 38 years . Although Vietnam has attained miraculous changes in many fields, the country remains blighted by toxin which are not only harmful to environment but also affect seriously health, causing many potential dangerous diseases which heredity factors.
This coming April 30th, 2012, it will be 37 years since Saigon and South Vietnam fell to the communists.
An E-mail debate about of the details of the Vietnam war crossed my mail via Dick Fogut a noteworthy octogenarian patriot and friend responding to Kevin Barrett. Who wrote, among other things:
Thanking the Vietnam Veterans…a long time coming
There’s more to the movie “We Were Soldiers Once”
History revisionists beware…we are on to you!
Time to set the record straight on Vietnam
It’s November 13, 2011 in the United States. In the Ia Drang Valley of the Central Highlands in South Vietnam, it is November 14, 2011. What makes this date so significant? The year 1965: 450 US troops against 2,000 enemy troops…that’s what.
The rain is so heavy the planes coming in are forced to catch the cable barrier and the planes waiting to take off are stacked up ten deep.