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Vietnam War

October 16, 2019
Chinh Pham of Boston, Mass. places a wreath at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Duluth Tuesday. Pham was 10 years old when the USS Duluth rescued his family as a part of Operation Frequent Wind during the evacuation of Saigon in 1975. The Pham family visited Duluth because they wanted to see the place for which the ship that rescued them is named. (Clint Austin /
Vietnamese refugees evacuated by USS Duluth over 40 years ago visit its namesake monument
October 16, 2019 - 3:08pm
August 29, 2019
Vietnam veterans John Breuer, left, and Rolin Kliever served together in the First Brigade, 27th Battalion of the Army's 25th Infantry Division near Cu Chi. The two reconnected after the war, but then lost contact. It took 43 years for them to find each other again, rekindling a friendship first forged in the Vietnamese jungles. (Julie Buntjer / The Globe)
Brothers on the battlefield: Vietnam veterans who lost contact for 43 years reunite in northwest Iowa
August 29, 2019 - 9:58am
May 9, 2019
White Earth Nation member Peter Thompson joined the Army at 17 and served two tours in the Vietnam War, where he survived gunshots, exploding vehicles, and grenades, earning six purple hearts and three bronze stars. Special to WDAY Newsplay button
Decorated White Earth Vietnam veteran to be buried in Arlington cemetery, a first for the tribe
May 9, 2019 - 4:45pm
March 22, 2019
Richard Grant holds a jacket with an image of the destroyer USS Frank E. Evans on April 19, 2018, in his north Fargo home. He was serving on the ship when it sank in a 1969 naval accident near Vietnam. He wants the 74 crew members who died in the accident added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Forum file photo
Honoring the 'Lost 74': Bill seeks to add sailors killed in shipwreck to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
March 22, 2019 - 6:25pm
October 21, 2018
Dentist Kou Vang works on a patient in his St. Paul office, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. (Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
From war in the jungles of Laos to Frogtown: Minn. dentist, business leader Kou Vang tells his story
October 21, 2018 - 3:05pm
October 1, 2018
Jerry Kyser directs a World War II veteran and his guardian to the elevators at the Hubert H. Humphrey terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018. He spent the day with 78 vets, part of an Honor Flight Twin Cities tour of Washington D.C. Deanna Weniger / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Honor Flight Twin Cities founders find healing in helping war veterans
October 1, 2018 - 9:21pm
August 27, 2018
Jane Olson displays the John McCain POW bracelet she received in 1968, which she wore for five years until his release from imprisonment during the Vietnam War. Olson thought it'd be appropriate to wear the bracelet Monday in his honor. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Grand Forks woman shared bond with McCain
August 27, 2018 - 4:50pm
June 24, 2018
Founding members of the Cornerstones, a popular regional band, from left: Lanny Aaker, Fred Seidl and Steve Rood reminisce about the sixties during a recent stop at Kenny's Music in Grand Forks. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
1968 changed America forever
June 24, 2018 - 7:18am
April 20, 2018
Richard Grant holds a jacket with an image of the destroyer USS Frank Evans on Thursday, April 19, 2018,  in his north Fargo home. He served on the ship as it was sunk in a 1969 naval accident near Vietnam. He wants the 74 sailors who lost their lives added to the Vietnam Memorial Wall.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
The 'Lost 74': ND vet who survived shipwreck wants victims remembered as Vietnam War casualties
April 20, 2018 - 7:48pm
December 7, 2012
Capt. Huy Tran poses for a photo in front of a waving American flag made out of metal and on display Dec. 7, 2012 at Heritage Hall on Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Luis Loza Gutierrez)
GFAFB captain helps find MIA remains in homeland
December 7, 2012 - 9:30pm
August 4, 2012
Former North Dakota Gov. Bill Guy received a number of letters about the Vietnam War during his time in office. This postcard was found in his boxes of papers about the war kept in the state archives.
Delay saved former ND Gov. Guy during Vietnam trip
August 4, 2012 - 6:00am
July 21, 2012
How to submit photos of veterans named on Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall
July 21, 2012 - 7:00am
Organizers of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund hope to collect a photo of each of the 58,282 veterans named on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall in Washington, D.C. The photos will be displayed in a future education center near the memorial. So far, they have collected 27,644 photos. This rendering shows what the future exhibit will look like. Photo submitted to Forum Communicatiosn.
Photos of every soldier killed in Vietnam to be displayed in Washington D.C.
July 21, 2012 - 7:00am
July 4, 2012
Grand Forks resident and Vietnam War veteran Richard Westby with a photo album from his time in Vietnam. Herald photo by John Stennes.
Vietnam War gets recognition after 50 years
July 4, 2012 - 6:00am
June 23, 2012
Cliff Cushman was a 1956 Central graduate and track standout.
Cliff Cushman's POW-MIA bracelet to be given to widow
June 23, 2012 - 6:00pm