Vietnam War

This file photo shows former Hmong general Vang Pao (R) with Laotian veterans after laying a wreath at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC, marking the 25th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War in Laos. (credit: LUKE FRAZZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Vang Pao, Hmong Guerrilla Leader, Dies In Calif.

Vang Pao fought the Japanese as a teenager. He later led Hmong guerrillas in their CIA-backed battle against communists during the Vietnam War. More recently he was a father figure to Hmong refugees who fled Laos for the United States.

01/07/2011

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Vietnam Vet Getting Overdue Honors

For Army veteran Tim Callister, it’s an award ceremony more than 40 years in the making.

12/28/2010

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Vietnam Vet Reunites With Fellow Soldier

For Steve Leighton, the bond to his fellow soldiers formed in 1966, when he was an American advisor to a unit of the 42nd Battalion of South Vietnamese Rangers.

11/23/2007

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After 4 Decades, A Veteran Returns To Vietnam

In the dining room of their Victoria home, Steve and Donna Leighton sort through the pictures and patches of a time many would just as soon forget.

11/22/2007

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