The Vietnam Veterans

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  • Post-Vietnam Veterans Literature Review

    One of the most underrated, undervalued, and underappreciated groups in society today are veterans, and the matters of their contributions, capabilities, and reciprocity. At the last count, there were more or less fifty thousand homeless veterans in the United States today. A minor subsection of veterans, as a whole, is females. In general, the women of the military have a tendency to slide under the radar for much of their careers, and especially when it comes to things going awry, or circumstances that may make their situations much more difficult than they need to be. Women in the armed forces are subject to just as many dangers as their male counterparts, if not also more personally affective dangers as well. These can and do include sexual harassment, sexual assault, rape, and other crimes that occur skyrocketingly more often for women, and it does happen in the military much more often than what is in any report.…

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  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    You’re Home Again,” and has it carved into the granite on the front. The second memorial, Vietnam War Veterans memorial, is not so prominent but still provides the same message of support and remembrance. While the memorials are there for those who remember,…

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  • A Poem At The Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    This poem focuses on a young man named Komunyakaa who struggles with hiding his grief after fighting in the Vietnam War. The setting of the poem is at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where Komunyakaa first experiences difficulties with expressing his battle with his depression. This is evident as the poem begins with a sad tone, and Komunyakaa displays a sense of sadness as he views the granite wall with the names of all the slain military victims.You can instantly conclude that he is battling…

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  • Essay On Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    partnered with South Vietnam and fought against the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies in the Vietnam War. A total of about 3 million people were killed, about 58,000 of whom were Americans. In honor of all those who had lost their lives, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial was erected in Washington, D.C. on November 13th, 1982. However, despite the memorial being so popular and greatly appreciated…

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  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Analysis

    The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. is a suitable monument for both Americans who lost their lives during the war and their loved ones. At the time that The Vietnam Veterans Memorial design was conceived, it created a vast amount of controversy, as Vietnam veterans felt that the monument was anti-heroic and did not symbolically represent the war in which they fought. Although nontraditional, the monument's abstract design is actually far more compelling than a traditional design…

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  • Australia's Attitudes Towards Vietnam Veterans

    Vietnam war ‘… Only other vets could understand, ‘bout the long forgotten dockside guarantees, how there were no V-Day heroes in 1973.’ This classic Australia rock anthem, serves as a reminder of what happens when influential people ‘think’ they know what’s best for a generation. The Vietnam War is renown amongst Australians as the most controversial wars in our history. The Vietnam veterans would have expected to be welcomed homelike the veterans of both of the previous world wars, but what…

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  • The Role Of Veterans In The Vietnam War

    Coming from a long line of military in my family this issue hits home, the neglect of veterans, coming home from war with little or no assistances. My Dad severed in the United State Marine during the Vietnam War. He was a proud Jar head, my uncle also severed during that time was navy my cousin’s army all served in the Gulf War and a niece in the Air Force. Veterans have gone off to fight, as early as the civil war, and have come home to the cold shoulder from the government. My dad would have…

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  • My Uncle Larry: Vietnam Veterans

    How many times have you walked past a veteran, Korean War, Cold War, WW2 or 1 veteran, or a Vietnam veteran? I know one Vietnam veteran in particular, my Uncle Larry. Whenever I go to his house, all I can see is patriotic vibes. Whenever I hang out with him, he tells stories about his times when he was a soldier, deployed in Vietnam. But, there is one memory that really stuck with me. It was his happiness. He would joke with me all day and it would brighten my day. The mainstream media always…

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  • Vietnam Combat Veterans Case Study

    The first study utilized a sample of 20 Vietnam combat veterans who were randomly assigned to one of three groups, one of which being EMDR (Albright & Thyer, 2009). While the therapist used in this study was EMDR trained, the extent of that training was not indicated. Only two sessions were provided, and repeated measures ANOVA yielded no significant effects for any of the psychological measures (Albright & Thyer, 2009). The second study utilized 25 Vietnam combat veterans who were randomly…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Interview With Vietnam Veteran

    Characterization Vietnam Veteran I interviewed Sargent Jim Dombrowski, a Vietnam Veteran at the VFW in Jonesboro, GA. He is now a 68 years old retired Veteran. His physical appearance was somewhat neglected. He was drinking a cold beer and smoking a cigarette. He served from 1965 to 1967. When I started with the interview Sargent Dombrowski looked a little tense, I could also observe his anger and pain in his eyes, but at the same time he was excited to start with the interview. He has five…

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