It's never too late to recognize our Vietnam Veterans

By Bo Beard | May 20, 2024

The Vietnam War

The valor and sacrifice of Vietnam veterans have left an indelible mark on the history of our nation, and it is never too late to recognize and honor their unwavering courage and dedication. Decades after the conclusion of the Vietnam War, it remains imperative to pay homage to those who served, acknowledging their pivotal role in shaping the fabric of our society and safeguarding the freedoms we hold dear.
 

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The Vietnam War, one of the most tumultuous chapters in modern American history, saw millions of servicemen and women answer the call of duty, displaying unparalleled bravery amidst the challenges of an arduous and divisive conflict. The enduring legacy of these veterans is etched in the annals of our nation's history, embodying the spirit of selflessness and resilience in the face of adversity.
 

Colonialism

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The roots of the Vietnam War can be traced back to the legacy of colonialism and the struggle for independence in Southeast Asia. Following the conclusion of World War II, Vietnam sought to free itself from French colonial rule, setting the stage for a protracted struggle for self-determination and sovereignty. The ensuing First Indochina War, which concluded with the partition of Vietnam in 1954, laid the groundwork for the subsequent conflagration.