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Georgia Vietnam Certificate of Honor program progressing slowly

After he left Vietnam in 1967, Thomas Swint said his commanders told...Nearly a half century later, appreciation for Vietnam veterans has grown. Gov. Nathan Deal unveiled the Vietnam War Cer tif icate of Honor program in March to recognize...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-05/georgia-vietnam-certificate-h
Vietnam traveling wall visits Evans

...reproduction of Washington, D.C.'s Vietnam Veterans Memorial, goes on display today...Feb. 23, 1968, in Bien Hoa, South Vietnam. "It will be very emotional to find...the 50th anniversary of the start of the Vietnam War this year, hundreds of veterans across...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-14/vietnam-traveling-wall-visits
319th Transportation Company to be honored for Vietnam service

...commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.During the local unit's 46th annual...Department of Defense lapel pin to each living Vietnam War veteran of the 319th in attendance...deceased members of the 319th who served in Vietnam will receive certificates as part of an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-14/319th-transportation-company
Georgia post to give Vietnam vets homecoming they never had

...IV returned from his tours of duty in Vietnam, coming home was a low-key affair...now a Georgia chapter president of the Vietnam Veterans of America. But he said fresh...targets for Americans who opposed the Vietnam War and sometimes took out their hostility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/georgia-post-give-vietnam-vet
Augusta veterans remember Vietnam buildup 50 years ago

...decision to send U.S. combat troops to Vietnam. The U.S. had increased aid to the...supported by the American public, the Vietnam War escalated March 8, 1965, when 3...Marines landed at Da Nang air base. Three Vietnam War veterans who were overseas that year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-08/augusta-veterans-remember-vi
'Saigon has fallen' -- a reporter's view of Vietnam War's end

...NOTE: More than two decades of war in Vietnam, first involving the French and then...about his dozen-plus years reporting on Vietnam. Arnett approaches it with a fresh perspective...me with it. The last full day of the Vietnam War is beginning.Street lights shine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-05-02/saigon-has-fallen-reporters-view-vi
319th Transportation Company gathering to commemorate Vietnam War deployment

...commemoration of their 1968 deployment during the Vietnam War.The Augusta-based company is one...veterans of the 35 units that served in Vietnam.Army Reserve units were mobilized for...short period during the long conflict in Vietnam, said John Boyd, historian for the Army...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-04/319th-transportation-company
Fort Gordon honors Vietnam vets with welcome home ceremony

...unwavering patriotism of several hundred Vietnam War veterans outlasted the beads of sweat...and a nation said 'thank you.'"The Vietnam veterans were heckled, not recognized...Grovetown, who served a one-year tour in Vietnam. "We were just doing what we were supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-19/fort-gordon-honors-vietnam-ve
10 percent of population of SC community served in Vietnam

...percent of its population to fight in the Vietnam War ? and now there are efforts to make...community of only 600 went to fight in Vietnam. Some did so to give back to their country...Henry Darby, author of Liberty Hills Vietnam Fighting Men and a Charleston County councilman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-16/10-percent-population-sc-community-
Fort Gordon hosting belated homecoming ceremony for Vietnam veterans

...who noticed his hat with patches for his Vietnam War service struck close to his heart...protesters who greeted troops returning from Vietnam with name-calling, spitting, thrown...and ceremony at Fort Gordon "to give Vietnam veterans a proper welcome home," the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-01/fort-gordon-hosting-belated-