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Senator Chuck Hagel Leads Vietnam War Anniversary Committee

The Department of Defense has selected Senator Chuck Hagel to chair the new Vietnam War Anniversary Committee. A decorated Vietnam War veteran, Hagel joined the Army in 1968.  He served, along with his brother Tom, in the United States Army’s 9th Infantry Division. While enlisted, Senator Hagel earned many military decorations and honors, including two Purple Hearts. A two-term senator… Read more

Vietnam War Commemoration Begins

Memorial Day 2012 marked the start of a national commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The kick-off began at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. as National Commander Donald Samuels and President Barack Obama held an official press conference to announce the official commemoration will span 13 years—the length of time that the United States spent… Read more