Bernard Mulder flew combat missions in World War II. He dropped paratroopers over Egypt and Sicily, and took flak in his leg over Normandy, all of which made for quite a story right up until someone asked about his medals.
Peter Herzog returned to Vietnam 43 years after he was stationed there to help him heal from wartime trauma.
WASHINGTON — When CBS News brought Dwight Eisenhower back to Normandy for the 20th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1964, you might have expected the former commander of Allied forces to conclude with a triumphal comment. Instead, CBS captured an anguished Eisenhower against the backdrop…
The dreams and hopes of 267 Montanans, like those of more than 58,000 others nationwide, ended in service to their country during the Vietnam War.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — They grew up in the United States during the deprivation of the Great Depression and went on to fight in World War II, bearing witness to some of the bloodiest, most protracted battles in American history.
An American helicopter from the Vietnam War sits at the site of the Khe Sanh battle in Vietnam.
Partway through a trip to Vietnam last month, Keith Edgerton saw something near the city of Hanoi that captured the modern state of the Southeast Asian nation better than any notes or stories or tours ever could.
MSUB Chancellor and war veteran Rolf Groseth, right, speaks with a South Vietnamese Army veteran of the Vietnam War.
Tall buildings pierce the skyline of Da Nang, where Grosethwas stationed during the Vietnam War.
The pressure was on for Coach Herman Boone to get the newly integrated football team at T.C. Williams High School to play together.
Photos of the fallen: Deceased Vietnam vet's dream of images for every Wyo soldier lost in the war realized
CASPER, Wyo. — Franklin Weir and his wife, Wilma, were driving to a family reunion in Powell a few summers ago when a Vietnam War memorial derailed their plans.
WASHINGTON — It’s not about him. It’s about us.
When John Quintrell returned from a year of combat in Vietnam, he did what a lot of vets did — he packed his photos documents and mementos in boxes, taped them shut and didn’t open them again for a couple of decades.
Three Vietnam and Korean war veterans -- two of whom passed away within the past few years -- on Friday received medals, ribbons and badges they had earned decades ago.
In some ways, it's like looking into a time capsule.
Vietnam War veteran Spc.'s Bernard Rustad's Bronze Star Medal with Valor.
Vietnam War veteran Spc. Bernard Rustad, right, and Lt. Barry Byrd share a moment after Byrd presented Rustad with the Bronze Star Medal with Valor on Friday at the Billings Elks Club. Byrd served as Rustad's lieutenant during the Vietnam War.
Vietnam War veteran Spc. Bernard Rustad and his wife, Terri, listen to speakers after he was presented with the Bronze Star Medal with Valor on Friday at the Billings Elks Club.
Vietnam War veteran Spc. Bernard Rustad salutes his lieutenant, Barry Byrd, after Byrd presented Rustad with the Bronze Star Medal with Valor on Friday at the Billings Elks Club.
Barry Byrd presents Vietnam War veteran Spc. Bernard Rustad with his Bronze Star Medal with Valor on Friday at the Billings Elks Club. Byrd was Rustad's lieutenant during the war in 1971. With them are fellow members of their unit, Glen Schnit, left, and Rich Ault.