Veterans

March 8, 2017
 

First to Fight: Marines land in Vietnam

Lance Cpl. Molly Hampton

On March 8, 1965, 3,500 Marines were the first U.S. combat troops to land in Vietnam. This presence confirmed the United States’ involvement in the Vietnam War.




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Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline

DOD agency IDs soldiers lost in Korean War from returned remains

Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Mikaley Kline The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and U.S. Indo-Pacific Command conduct an honorable carry ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Aug. 1, 2018. Carry teams wi...
 
 
Army photograph by Sean Kimmons

Green Berets finally together in Arlington after decades-long search

Army photograph by Sean Kimmons Judi Boyer-Bouchard touches the headstone for her brother, Sgt. 1st Class Alan Boyer, during a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, Va., June 20, 2018. The remains of Boyer, who was missing in a...
 
 
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Aquarium of the Pacific visit

On Sept. 11, veterans from the Pete Knight Veterans Home in Lancaster, Calif., visited the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Veterans were able to see seals, sea lions, penguins, otters, octopi and many other fish. A few o...