May 30, 2023

‘Welcome Home’ Vietnam Vets

The national “Welcome Home” event begins today, May 11, at 11am at the National Mall in Washington, DC, and runs through May 13. Planned by the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration, the event commemorates the 50th anniversary of the last troops leaving Vietnam.

Super Hornets Strike ISIS, First Time in Two Years

Carrier-launched US aircraft conducted an airstrike against Islamic State targets for the first time in more than two years. The coalition strike took out a cave and three shelters used as ISIS hideouts in Iraq’s Wadi al-Shai, a rural area in Kirkuk province.

An American Returns to Vietnam

CSM Prof. Karlin discusses his “Wandering Souls: Journeys with the Living and the Dead in Vietnam,” about a US soldier meeting the family of the soldier he killed.

How Vietnam Continues to Divide Us

Author/professor Wayne Karlin to lead a study program to SE Asia, part of CSM’s commemoration of 50 years since the Vietnam War began. “The Things They Carried” are on display in Leonardtown next week.

Upon the 11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month: Remember

Armstice Day approaches its 100th year of commemoration from the 1918 end of World War I as US involvement in Vietnam approaches its 50th anniversary in 2015.

CSM Studies War during 50th Anniv. Year of Vietnam

Nov. events feature exhibit and discussion to kick off yearlong CSM study on the impact of the Vietnam War 50 years later.