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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.

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.

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.

On Soldiers: Memorial Day 2013 [Video]

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The writers who bring the battles home, on the bonds of war.

Author William Broyles on His Return Trip to Vietnam (VIDEO)

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William Broyles has written a “gripping memoir” about his return to Vietnam and his attempts to make sense of the war.

The Old Man Is Way Cooler Than You

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Marco Greenberg has come to the somewhat sad realization that he will never be as cool as his dad.

If They Were Somebody. They Are Somebody.

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Caring deeply for Guantánamo Bay detainees is not un-American.

The Elephant in the Room: Militarism

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Jeff Cohen believes militarism and perpetual war are our country’s biggest problems.