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Vietnam War Veterans Honored in Luzerne County

NANTICOKE — Folks gathered in Luzerne County on Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and honor those who served.

State and local lawmakers hosted the special ceremony at the Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke. 121 more words


Midair by Craig K. Collins

Midair: An Epic Tale of Survival and a Mission That Might Have Ended the Vietnam War (Lyons Press, 246 pp., $26.95) is a book that contains two quite different elements. 387 more words



September 21, 2016

I was born in 1954 and was in elementary school through the early to mid 1960’s. I remember the Civil Rights movement in our country but admittedly, not well.  1,095 more words

19-Somethin' #21

This challenge is sponsored by P.S. Annie! It’s called 19-Somethin’, where participants answer a question about their past each day of September. Sounds like a fun way to spend a September, right? 180 more words


Crouching in the Cu Chi Tunnels

As I mentioned yesterday, I have been to Vietnam twice before this trip, and for decent stays too… So it does seem more than a little odd that I hadn’t yet travelled the 90 minutes out of Ho Chi Minh City to one of the most important features of Northern Vietnam’s resistance against American troops. 778 more words


Code Warriors by Stephen Budiansky

These days we apply different terms to an important game heroes and villains play: Leaking. Hacking. Phishing. Today’s players are Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, numerous Russians, and anybody else with a computer who searches deeply into the files of others—in other words, spies at work. 432 more words