Tag: veterans

Trump pays Veterans Day respects at Arlington National Cemetery

November 11, 2020
President Trump paid his respects on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery. The 45th commander-in-chief was joined at the rainy ceremony Wednesday by First Lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Second Lady Karen Pence. The president, who had not held a public event since the 2020 presidential race was called for

As Da 5 Bloods Hits Netflix, Black Vietnam Veterans Recall the Real Injustices They Faced During and After the War

June 15, 2020
It’s often said that relationships between soldiers transcend race. Movies, books and personal testimonies have told us repeatedly that when two people fight for their lives alongside each other, a lasting sense of camaraderie and understanding is forged between them, regardless of background. But many Black veterans of the Vietnam War have told a different…