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Vietnam War Veterans Day: a day to pay tribute, honor those who served in Vietnam
March 29, 2023
National Vietnam War Veterans Day

DOD begins implementing Naming Commission recommendations
January 6, 2023
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Vietnam POWs/MIAs honored during 48th Freedom Flyer Reunion
March 29, 2022
Vietnam POWs/MIAs honored during 48th Freedom Flyer Reunion

JBSA observes National Vietnam War Veterans Day
March 17, 2022
JBSA observes National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102
January 19, 2022
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DOD Still Seeks to Find Missing Service Members From World's Battlefields
September 17, 2021
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Boxer 22 anniversary honors sacrifice, courage, determination
November 22, 2019
Dec. 5 marks the 50th anniversary of a flying mission that went very wrong during the Vietnam War. On that morning in 1969, two F-4 Phantoms from the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing, assigned to the 558th Tactical Fighter Squadron, launched from Nakhon Phanom Air Base for a bombing mission over Laos. Only one aircraft made it back. Capt. Ben Danielson piloted the second F-4 – call sign Boxer 22 – with 1st Lt. Woodrow Bergeron Jr. in his back seat. As Danielson lined up his target, enemy anti-aircraft fire tore through the F-4 and immediately set it ablaze.

The story of Mom & Pop: Air Force pioneers
June 19, 2019
(Courtesy Photo) Gwyneth and Robert Johnson when Robert was nominated for Outstanding Airman of the Year in 1970.

Veterans, families turn out for San Antonio stop of ‘The Wall That Heals’
March 1, 2019
A veteran searches for the name of a friend at "The Wall That Heals" display Feb. 28 at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Dozens of Vietnam War-era veterans, their families and many others turned out to pay tribute to those who never came home. The Daughters of the American Revolution’s Alamo Chapter hosted “The Wall That Heals,” a traveling representation of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, at the cemetery Feb. 28 through March 3.

New AMEDD Museum exhibit honors only U.S. nurse killed by enemy fire in Vietnam
January 25, 2019
1st Lt. Sharon Lane, a U.S. Army nurse, was killed by enemy fire while trying to protect patients at the 312th Evacuation Hospital in Chu Lai, South Vietnam in June 1969. She was the only U.S. military nurse killed by enemy fire during the Vietnam War.

Green Beret missing for 47 years laid to rest at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
May 14, 2018
Members of the Fort Sam Houston Honor Guard  carry the casket of Army Maj. Donald G. Carr into the Gift Chapel at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston May 11. The Special Forces officer was lost while on a forward air controller mission July 6, 1971. Carr's remains were found in 2014 and verified in 2016. He was buried at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with full honors.

Veterans gather to commemorate 50th anniversary of Vietnam War
March 28, 2018
A Vietnam veteran pays his respects during the posting of the colors by the Fort Sam Houston Memorial Services Detachment at the beginning of the ceremony for the 50th Anniversary of the Commemoration of the Vietnam War at the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery March 27.