How To Honor Soldiers Who Died For No Reason?

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We can’t keep pretending that most of our wars have been noble or worthwhile, so where does that put us on Memorial Day?

When Does a War Truly End?

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Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.

My Father, Ft. Bragg 1966

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John Tinseth looks back at his father’s odd A-Team going into Vietnam.

Forty Years Later, The Vietnam War Unites a Father and Son

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They didn’t see eye to eye then. Today they agree: “Nothing will change until we force it to. Maybe the only answer is revolution.”

Inspiration Unpacked: Are We Ready to Grow Up?

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The world now demands a maturity of America that we may not be able to achieve. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King

A Personal History Lesson — On Turning 65

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Thoughts on women’s rights and war, on stay-at-home dads and empty nest syndrome. From someone who’s been there, done that.

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All Vietnam veterans have stories. Allen Fraser Clark’s involves a child, a game, and a tragedy.

Honoring the Rest Who Served

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When most people think of veterans and heroes, they think of men in uniform. But Memorial Day is for the others who served, too.

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

What’s So Wrong With Patriotic Versions of History?

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What happens when we start revising history to make ourselves more comfortable? Jim Rigby offers a warning.

My Dad: Vietnam Veteran & Man in the 21st Century

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Sara Freeman interviews her father about his military experiences and about being a man in the 21st century.

Good Men Profile: Kurt Vonnegut

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God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.

The Sound of Hatred

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A harrowing audio recording from the Vietnam War.

Author John Del Vecchio: Why He Wrote ‘The 13th Valley’ (VIDEO)

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The New York Times called the book, “Powerful. . . real. . . terrifying”

Robert F. Kennedy and Me

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On the 45th anniversary of his death, Deborah A. Lott describes the reaction to the assassination of Bobby Kennedy: in the Ambassador Hotel where he was scheduled to speak, and in the days and years after.

Author Allen Clark on Why Men Fight

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Allen Clark is a trip tour of duty, Purple Heart recipient who used his journey of personal healing to find the good in life.