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US Navy Beach Jumpers were highly classified units that existed initially during World War II. These units were tasked with tactical cover and deception and the concept for these units came about as a result of then Lieutenant Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Hollywood actor turned Naval Officer, having been assigned to duty with the British Combined Operations Commandos in England. The units were deactivated after the war but were again activated in 1951 until 1972. Beach Jumpers served on the ground dur​
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On 15 May 1966 the 34th TFS was organized at Korat RTAFB, assigned to the 41st Air Division (located at Yokota AB, Japan) but attached for all practical purposes to the resident 388th Tactical Fighter Wing. All equipment, including F-105s, and all personnel came from resources of the 41st Air Division, especially the 36th TFS.
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USMC Vietnam Tankers Association
The U.S. Marine Corps introduced the M48A3 Patton Tank and the M51A1 Ontos Anti-Tank vehicles to the Vietnam War in May of 1965, a war that many, including the Commander of Military Assistance Command, Vietnam (MACV), Army’s Gen. Westmoreland, said armor had no place in. Marine armor proved so effective that the U.S. Army later followed suit. Today the USMC Vietnam Tankers Association keeps alive that brotherhood and history of Marine armor of the Vietnam War. The USMC Vietnam Tankers Associatio​
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Services Branches: Marines
 
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During the Vietnam War from 1962 to 1975, helicopter crews were able to locate their fellow Marines on the ground by asking them to "pop a smoke" in the landing zone . The brightly colored smoke grenade identified the ground unit location, and provided landing zone wind information to the pilot. The primary Mission of our Association is to maintain the camaraderie of the Marine combat helicopter/tilt-rotor flight crews and support personnel who served together. Those direct support personnel imp​
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LST 1165 was laid down on 1 December 1952 launched 14 July 1953 in January 1954 LST 1165 joined the Atlantic Fleet and was part of the Atlantic Amphibious Force in 1955 LST 1165 took part in the filming of Away All Boats at Vieques Island, Puerto Rico. 1 July 1955 LST 1165 was named USS Washoe County LST 1165. So the Washoe County LST1165 Participated in the Atlantic Fleet and the Pacific Fleet and this was all before Vietnam or Japan
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The Veterans Association of Sailors of the Vietnam War is founded on the principle of furthering the benefits for Veteran Sailors of the Vietnam War, their families, and survivors, and other Veterans of the Vietnam War, and the Vietnam Era, who have been damaged by exposure to Dioxins from herbicides used or transported to Southeast Asia during that war. We also welcome those who agree with and support our causes and efforts.
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The Mission of the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress American Folklife Center is to collect, preserve, and make accessible the personal accounts of America’s wartime veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war
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V-NEP is teaching U.S. modern history through the understanding of the humanistic and cultural aspects of America’s military conflicts and how they have influenced the fabric of our global society.The objectives of V-NEP are : • to teach military history (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan) through the stories of those who have served • to help students become engaged, thoughtful citizens by expanding their knowledge base, developing vital critical thinking and decision-making skills,
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The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. is a nonprofit veterans' service organization composed of combat veterans and those who currently serve in uniform on active duty or in the Guard and Reserves. Founded in 1899 and chartered by Congress in 1936, the VFW is the nation's largest organization of war veterans and its oldest major veterans' organization. With 2.1 million members located in 7,700 VFW Posts worldwide, the VFW and its Auxiliaries are dedicated to "honor the dead by helping the l​
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Vets With A Mission was founded in 1989 and for over twenty years has implemented various humanitarian programs and projects in the country formerly known as the Republic of South Vietnam. Over 1,600 volunteers mostly Vietnam vets have participated on medical teams, ministry teams, disaster relief, or project teams. VWAM has built or sponsored nearly 40 medical clinics or rural healthcare stations, renovated several health facilities as well as two orphanages and two churches, built one school, ​
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This site will not politicize Babylift. Its purpose is to gather as much information as possible about Babylift and make it available to our visitors. It was born of a promise I made to my daughter, Heather Constance Noone / Mai Ngoc Tranh before she died on May 17, 1975. As my husband and I watched Heather's life slip away, I told her how sorry I was that medicine couldn't save her. I pledged to do whatever I could to help the world remember Babylift and her short life. Heather was born somewhe​
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"VIETNAM ERA VETERANS MEMORIAL, Canby Oregon “To honor all military veterans who served during the Vietnam War.” It is a quiet place for reflection, to show appreciation for the service and sacrifice of our veterans, and to continue healing the wounds the war inflicted.
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The Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association is a non-profit war veterans' group comprised of helicopter pilots from all countries who flew helicopters in the Vietnam War. Out of the estimated 40,000 helicopter pilots who flew helicopters in the Vietnam War, approximately 14,000 are currently members or have been members in the past. There are currently 8,200 active members.
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Established in 1979, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., promoting healing and educating about the impact of the Vietnam War. Authorized by Congress, its most recent initiative is building the Education Center at The Wall, an underground facility near the Memorial that will help visitors discover the stories of those named on The Wall and celebrate the values embodied by all service members who served in a​
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Vietnam Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered national veterans service organization dedicated to working on behalf of our nation’s Vietnam-era veterans and their families. Founded in 1978, VVA celebrates 32 years In Service to America. VVA's goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans. In keeping with our founding principl​
Categories: Veteran Service Organization
 
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Vietnam Veterans of America Firebase 116
Chapter 116 is a Local Chapter of the nationally recognized VSO, Vietnam Veterans of America. Based in Leominster, Massachusetts, we proudly support the community. Firebase 116 advocates for all Vietnam Veterans with regard to health care and benefits. We seek the fullest possible accounting of American POW/MIAs. We stand up for and next to the current generation of American Warriors believing in VVA's Founding Principle, "Never again will one generation of veterans abandon another."
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Welcome to the virtual home of Chapter 310, Vietnam Veterans of America, Washtenaw County, Michigan! This website is dedicated to our founding principle, which is, "Never Again Will One Generation of Veterans Abandon Another." Our Chapter is very supportive of our nation's current Service Members. For example, in the past seven years we have shipped over 2500 “Care Packages” around the world, as part of our “Support Our Troops Campaign.” Continuing the tradition of our twice “National VVA Ch
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The Vietnam Veterans of America was founded in 1978 and is the only National Vietnam Veterans Organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-Era Veterans and their families. Our founding principle is"Never Again Will One Generation Of Veterans Abandon Another." VVA's goals are "To promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam-Era Veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam-Era Vets​
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Mission Statement The Veterans of Vietnam Motorcycle Club is a military veteran’s motorcycle club dedicated to maintaining the special friendships and associations developed by them during their service to our country in the Vietnam War era. Our main mission is to support veteran’s charities, in whatever form, by means of personal involvement, either through volunteerism, or fundraising events. In particular, Veterans Hospitals and Veterans Nursing Homes are chari
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The Vietnam Women’s Memorial was established not only to honor those women who served, but also for the families who lost loved ones in the war, so they would know about the women who provided comfort, care, and a human touch for those who were suffering and dying. The Vietnam Women’s Memorial was dedicated in 1993 as part of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The Vietnam Women’s Memorial Project was incorporated in 1984 and is a non-profit organization located in Washington, D.C.
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