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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • John Kerry: An interventionalist in the age of isolationism

    John Kerry: An interventionalist in the age of isolationism
    As secretary of state, John Kerry has left no doubt that he is ready, willing and able to go anywhere and do anything to make headway in his unenviable pursuit of progress in international stalemates. His perseverance in seeking to salvage the decades-...
  • Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

    Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
    The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry...
  • Laurel American Legion member mixes patriotism with enthusiasm

    Laurel American Legion member mixes patriotism with enthusiasm
    Lesley Brinton is worried. She is uneasy about the future of the role Memorial Day plays in the hearts of Americans. Over the years, she noted, the solemn occasion has been eclipsed by its signal as the gateway to summer fun.   "It's all about...
  • Havre de Grace honors those who served with ceremony at Tydings Park

    Havre de Grace honors those who served with ceremony at Tydings Park
    Wreaths, rifle salutes and speeches about storied military battles lent a somber tone to a sunny, breezy Memorial Day Monday morning at Havre de Grace's Millard Tydings Park, overlooking a Susquehanna River filled with sailboats and other craft. Havre...
  • Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]

    Tribute to Western Maryland College professor who died in Vietnam War [Eagle Archives]
    Etched in the black granite memorial of the Carroll County Vietnam Memorial Park on Willis Street are the names and faces of the county's 18 fallen heroes from the Vietnam War. The likeness of Lt. Col. James B. Moore, who was born on Jan. 6, 1931, in...
  • Field of Honor a tribute to all veterans

    Field of Honor a tribute to all veterans
    Saturday morning's opening ceremonies for the second annual Field of Honor tribute presented by Hubbard Funeral Home and Charlestown Retirement Community featured speeches, a large crowd and an appearance by the Maryland National Guard Honor Guard....
  • Memorial Day marked memories of those we lost [Old Town Laurel]

    Laurel and communities of all sizes took pause May 26, to mark Memorial Day. Traditionally, the day of respite was celebrated May 30, but in 1968 Congress passed a bill, which called for the holiday to be observed on the last Monday during the month of...
  • A Muslim's pride in Memorial Day [Letter]

    Muslims throughout America share in the pride that Memorial Day brings. As a Muslim, I feel I would disrespect the memory of my father who fought in World War II and the Korean Conflict, if I did not pay my respects to him in Arlington National Cemetery...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]

    On the 9/11 memorial and museum [Commentary]
    The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from those two...
  • Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]

    Jules Witcover: On presidential firings [Commentary]
    President Obama's firing of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, transparently dressed up as a resignation under congressional pressure, seemed somehow out of character for a chief executive known for patience and dislike of wielding the knife. The...
  • Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]

    Snowden didn't call himself a hero but he's acted like one [Letter]
    I was surprised by your editorial on the NBC interview with Edward Snowden ("Snowden speaks," May 29). I consider myself fairly objective, yet I heard very different responses from Mr. Snowden than the editorial suggests. It was almost a cognitive...
  • U.S. has lost credibility around the world [Letter]

    U.S. has lost credibility around the world [Letter]
    Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s commentary ("'No soldier left behind,'" June 8) contains some untruths that need to be questioned. His description, "the U.S. military, the greatest force for good on planet Earth," is an outdated notion that demonstrates he is...