Tag: Vietnam War

U.S. Army honors obligation to recognize Soldiers for Vietnam War service

U.S. Army honors obligation to recognize Soldiers for Vietnam War service

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ten former members of the 196th Light Infantry Brigade were given a long overdue honor ceremony for their service during the Vietnam War.

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Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

Marine Corps World War II veterans visit Pohakuloa Training Area

| October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans of the 5th Marine Division visited Pohakuloa Training Area, Oct. 20, as part of the 68th annual reunion of the 5th Marine Division Association.

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Oahu observes Memorial Day throughout weekend

Oahu observes Memorial Day throughout weekend

| May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The following events will honor service members and civilians who gave their lives for our country in current and past conflicts. The public is invited to these events.

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Vietnam veterans to be honored Memorial Day

Vietnam veterans to be honored Memorial Day

| May 19, 2017 | 2 Comments

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, a special collaborative Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl, or Pūowaina in Hawaiian.

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Schofield library named for Medal of Honor recipient

Schofield library named for Medal of Honor recipient

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not everyone can maintain composure when the aircraft he’s in starts to lose control. But that’s just what this Medal of Honor recipient did, despite being severely wounded while it was happening.

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Hawaii celebrates, honors veterans during state’s oldest parade

Hawaii celebrates, honors veterans during state’s oldest parade

| November 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The community came out to celebrate past and present veterans as they proudly marched down California Avenue for the 70th Annual Wahiawa Veterans Day parade, here, Nov. 11.

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Former Vietnam POW shares story in LPD

Former Vietnam POW shares story in LPD

| September 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

“I lost the tail rotor, rounds went through the engine, the engine was knocked out, rounds to the fuel cell, the helicopter was on fire. … We were coming down spinning and burning out of the sky. … We hit nose low on the left side of the aircraft.”

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Vietnam aviator gets MOH for cheating death to save dozens

Vietnam aviator gets MOH for cheating death to save dozens

| July 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama awarded retired Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles the Medal of Honor during a White House ceremony, Monday.

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Cacti commemoration ceremony highlights centennial

Cacti commemoration ceremony highlights centennial

| July 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Veterans, families and active duty service members gathered to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the 35th Infantry Regiment “Cacti,” and build lasting relationships between veterans and current Soldier, June 25-July 1.

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News Briefs

| October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Send your news announcements for Soldiers and civilians to news@hawaiiarmyweekly.com.

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