For nearly a decade, Carlos Jaime Torres dreamed of being allowed to return to the United States, the place he called home since he was an infant and the nation he served for four years during the Vietnam War.
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Depending on which oversimplified media narrative you prefer, Robert Swan Mueller III is either America's Last Best Hope Against Despotism, or he's a Power-Drunk Deep State Conniver Hellbent On Getting The President. But before he became the polarizing “special counsel" tasked with investigating President Donald Trump's campaign and its possible connections to Russia, and before he ran the FBI for 12 years under two presidents from different parties, Mueller was another freshly-minted looie traipsing around Vietnam's DMZ, directing Marines to fire and maneuver around their North Vietnamese enemies.
A Vietnam War veteran received his second funeral service with military honors on Tuesday, 16 years after he died.
One man's choice of lawn decorations is causing a stir in an east Greeley neighborhood, but he said he won't take down his cardboard "Fuck Nazis" sign anytime soon.
When Lawrence Johnson was admitted to the Miami VA hospital for a spinal fusion of his neck in May 2016, the U.S. Marine Corps veteran had trouble swallowing after surgery.