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  • Enjoy a Pandaw cruise on the Mekong River
    Enjoy a Pandaw cruise on the Mekong River
    The mighty Mekong River is over 2,700 miles long, making it one of longest in Asia. It is a multinational river with connections to China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. One of the best ways to get from Cambodia to Vietnam is on...
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    Jane Fonda claims she was not against U.S. soldiers in Vietnam, vets disagree
    Jane Fonda, the actress known as "Hanoi Jane" for her actions during the Vietnam War, was the target of about 50 veterans and supporters when she appeared at the Weinberg Center for the Arts, the Frederick News-Post reported Saturday....
  • Happy birthday, travel adventurer Richard Halliburton (wherever you are)
    Happy birthday, travel adventurer Richard Halliburton (wherever you are)
    Richard Halliburton would have been 115 years old this Friday, Jan. 9. He lived for 39 years, until a Chinese junk he was sailing on ran into a storm and sank somewhere in the Pacific en route from Hong Kong to San Francisco.Adventure-wise, it...
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    Give a gift to the Veteran’s Outreach Center this Christmas
    Christmas is almost here, but it isn’t too late to give a gift to the Veterans Outreach Center. The VOC at 447 South Avenue in Rochester is a magnificent organization that keeps giving and giving to Rochester area veterans.This Christmas is...
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    Hanoi Hilton - There but for the grace of God go I
    Who Interrogated American Electronic Warfare Specialists in North Vietnam?The Washington Decoded website has just published a revealing analysis of the interrogation of captured American Electronic Warfare crews by the North Vietnamese, Chinese,...
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    World's second longest insect found in Vietnam
    There is a tall insect roaming on the earth, according to the Dec. 4 report from Unexplained Mysteries and the Dec. 2 report from Wired. If you're squeamish of insects this news will make your skin crawl. The stick insect measures up to 54cm...
  • Veterans of tomorrow thank veterans of yesterday
    Veterans of tomorrow thank veterans of yesterday
    By Michael IsamSt. Augustine, Fla, (November 7, 2014) – Back in the day the people that stood out were the “Rainbows”. The name given to those freshly arrived to boot camp. To those yet to receive that full set of green...
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    Why Is There No National Monument to Gold Star Mothers?
    In 2011, Congress passed the Gold Star Mothers National Monument Act, which authorized the foundationThe bill authorizes the Gold Star Mothers National Monument Foundation “to establish a monument in the District of Columbia area.” The...
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    Why Does Johnie Webb Still Have a Job?
    Johnie Webb, the Deputy to the Commander for Public Relations & Legislative Affairs of the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command (JPAC) has been a constant thorn in the sides of the families of servicemen and women who have been listed as Prisoners...
  • Voice actor Peter Cullen of 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' explains how his Vietnam War veteran brother inspired him to breathe life into Optimus Prime
    Peter Cullen's veteran brother inspired the voice of Optimus Prime
    According to Comic Book Movie on Monday, "Transformers: Age of Extinction's" voice of Optimus Prime, Peter Cullen, talked about how his decorated and wounded Vietnam War veteran brother, Larry Cullen, inspired him to do the best he...
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    Tips on Vietnam Visas
    Thinking of going to Vietnam? Did you just find out a visa is required for entry? Many tour companies advise you to go through their preferred vendor to get the Vietnam Visa, which requires sending your passport to the company, and costs a couple...
  • Vietnam's Imperial City of Hue
    Sacred ground: Vietnam's Imperial City of Hue
    All respectable Vietnamese buildings based on Confucian design principles have an entrance gateopening onto a small space backed by a freestanding wall – the Spirit Wall. To enter the courtyard one simply walked a short distance to the right...
  • Perfume River, Hue, Vietnam
    RIP the souls of a nation: Vietnam's imperial tombs
    Here’s the projectand money’s no object: build a place away from work and home where you can just get away from it all. Surround yourself with your friends, do what makes you happy and stay there for eternity. If you were a Nguyen...
  • Tony winner Karen Ziemba joins the cast of "Almost Home"
    "Third Watch" star Joe Lisi & Tony winner Karen Ziemba join "Almost Home"
    Joe Lisi, best known to audiences as Lt. Swarsky for five seasons of the hit NBC drama, “Third Watch” will return to the stage to star in Walter Anderson’s “Almost Home,” a new off-Broadway play about a young Marine...
  • Tony winner Karen Ziemba joins the cast of "Almost Home"
    "Third Watch" star Joe Lisi and Tony winner Karen Ziemba join "Almost Home"
    Joe Lisi, best known to audiences as Lt. Swarsky on the hit NBC drama, “Third Watch” will return to the stage to star in Walter Anderson’s “Almost Home,” a new off-Broadway play about a young Marine who returns home...