Tag Archives: Vietnam Veterans
“The cost of war, to many veterans, is a deep and permanent wounding of the soul and the conscience.”
Did you know that several Americans also set themselves on fire to attempt to end U.S. military actions during those turbulent war years in the 1960s?
Clearly, these days Trump enjoys the company of military men. He’s more ambivalent about what the military actually does.
…in the 40 years that I have known Dave Skeie, I have never known a single person who did not like him, such was the power he had to connect with people, often people very different from himself.
Thirty-nine years later, the official US position towards crimes by the US military in Vietnam has not changed: there have been no apologies for US conduct during the war, no reparations, no intentions of prosecuting US government officials or military personnel for war crimes in Vietnam. Instead, there is a romanticizing and glorification of the […]
Memorial Day: Pick Your Perversion Leah Bolger May 25, 2012 Veterans for Peace Memorial Day, originally known as “Decoration Day,” was created in the aftermath of the Civil War as a day to honor the memory and sacrifice of Union soldiers who had died in battle. It later broadened to include the theme […]