The “NAM PROJECT” in addition to creating a depository of information related to the study of the Vietnam War, is also dedicated to helping other websites network their offerings as well. Please consult the following LINKS to further your study of this war and matters related to the service of our military veterans.
New York Times – Vietnam ’67
OPINION: Historians, veterans and journalists recall 1967 in Vietnam, a year that changed the war and changed America.
Museum of the Marine, Jacksonville, North Carolina
The mission of the Museum of the Marine is to memorialize the contributions of the Marines and Sailors who have served in the Carolinas since 1941 with the same level of honor and commitment as they so gallantly served our nation; and to fully appreciate the host communities who have stood side-by-side in support of them and their families. This is non-profit organization.
Vietnam Veterans of America (Official Website)
VVA’s goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, to create a new identity for this generation of veterans, and to change public perception of Vietnam veterans. VVA strives to achieve the following:
- Aggressively advocate on issues important to veterans
- Seek full access to quality health care for veterans
- Identify the full range of disabling injuries and illnesses incurred during military service
- Hold government agencies accountable for following laws mandating veterans health care
- Create a positive public perception of Vietnam veterans
- Seek the fullest possible accounting of America’s POWs and MIAs
- Support the next generation of America’s war veterans
- Serve our communities
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
Mesothelioma & Veterans
Veterans comprise more than 30 percent of all mesothelioma cases in the United States. Because all branches of the military relied on asbestos in the past, and builders overseas still do, veterans are more likely than others to develop asbestos-related diseases.