A soldier with the U.S. 1st Air Cavalry Division is helped by a fellow soldier as he crawls from the mud of a rice paddy while taking heavy Viet Cong fire near An Thi in South Vietnam on Jan. 30, 1966.
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A Vietnam War Hero Discusses How The Nature Of Combat Has Changed Over The Years
Distinguished Service Cross recipient Richard Rinaldo spoke with Task & Purpose about the disparity between courage under fire and its recognition after the fact.
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The Tragic And Ignored History Of Black Veterans
Between the end of the Civil War and World War II, many black veterans who fought for their country’s ideals abroad became victims of violent racism at home.