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    Veteran serves country in Vietnam and community on Sept. 11

    09/11/2014 08:52 AM

    We remember September 11, 2001. We remember the nearly 3,000 people who died as a result of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, including more than 300 New York firefighters. Salvatore Cassano helped rebuild the FDNY department following that fateful day. But his devoted service to country, community and fellow man began when he was an apprehensive 21 year-old arriving in Vietnam. MORE

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    Appreciating Volunteers of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    09/08/2014 08:39 AM

    Volunteers of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial are seen wearing yellow hats and matching yellow shirts, standing by the Wall with pencils, name rubbing papers, tissues, and knowledge of everything you could have wanted to know from the memorial. MORE

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    DoD willing to reconsider discharges of Vietnam vets with PTSD

    09/04/2014 01:16 PM

    Throughout the Vietnam era, some veterans were discharged under less-than-honorable conditions due to behavior or incidents that may have been related to what has now been diagnosed as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). On Wednesday, the Department of Defense announced specific guidance to help ease the application process for veterans and their families who are seeking redress. MORE

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    Remembering the Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

    08/18/2014 12:00 PM

    This year marked the 48th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, one of the most well-known Australian engagements of the Vietnam War. MORE