A Vietnam veteran received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest honor for courage, Tuesday for saving the lives of over 60 soldiers as he ran into fire to provide medical aid.
Vietnam veterans who got few thanks for their service since the controversial war were finally appreciated on an honor flight to Washington, D.C. to visit the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
“It's a really funny picture," one veteran said. “But one with a lot of heart behind it.”
A Vietnam veteran in Pennsylvania had long ago forgotten about the medals that he was supposed to have received for his service. But the man's great-nephew, a 17-year-old Eagle Scout, took it upon himself to track down the medals and he recently presented them to 67-year-old Fred Yoder.
At long last, Vietnam veterans are receiving a "welcome home" ceremony at Fort Lewis near Seattle. Dan Springer reported today from the event, getting some reaction from the veterans who served our country during the divisive war.
Three Lowe’s employees came to the aid of a Vietnam veteran who lost both legs, then lost his battle to get the VA to replace his rundown wheelchair.
More than 58,000 American service members died in the Vietnam war. Now, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund has set a goal of finding a picture of every one of those who gave their lives in service to America.