Veterans & Families

For Veterans, Bonds Forged in Battle Are Tested by 2020’s Rancor

Toxic rhetoric and political polarization are doing what nothing else could: driving apart ex-Marines who had one another’s backs through wars and the stresses of civilian life. By Dave Philipps for the nytimes.com After surviving some of the bloodiest combat in...
TROOPS: Stand Down for Black Lives

TROOPS: Stand Down for Black Lives

Today you have to decide whether you are loyal to the values you swore to uphold or to the commanders who would order you to turn on your neighbors for demanding justice. You cannot be loyal to both.

Agent Orange: Lasting Legacy of War

Agent Orange: Lasting Legacy of War

This panel was featured at the 2018 Veterans For Peace convention held in St. Paul, Minneapolis. The full title is" Developments from the Struggle Against Agent Orange: Lasting Legacy of War."...

A Pale Smoke

A Pale Smoke

This article originally appeared at the nytimes.com. By David Gerstel. Fifty years later, what does the Vietnam War...

Black and White in Vietnam

Black and White in Vietnam

Photo: Marines at Con Thien in 1968. Credit Johner/Associated Press This article originally appeared at the...

Soldiers in la Guerra

Soldiers in la Guerra

This article originally appeared at thenewyorktimes.com. By Deborah Paredez. Photo: Gilberto C. Villarreal, the...

God, Jesus and Vietnam

God, Jesus and Vietnam

This article originally appeared at the newyorktimes.com. By W. D. Ehrhart. I arrived in Vietnam in early February...