Tag Archives: Vietnam War

Another View Of LGBT Pride Month

My old friend Chuck suffers from PTSD as a result of his Army service in the midst of fighting in Vietnam in early 1968. He was wounded during the Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue. Chuck says his physical injuries … Continue reading

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It’s Navy Day

Like many families, mine has a history of men and women serving in the armed forces. My dad and several great uncles served in the Army, another uncle was in the Air Force, a second cousin served as a Marine, and some first … Continue reading

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The Burning Monk

One of the world’s most powerful, infamous photographs of all time is the news agency photograph of the self-immolation of 73-year-old Thich Quang Duc in Saigon, South Vietnam. It was June 11, 1963.  At a busy intersection in downtown Saigon, … Continue reading

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