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Vietnam , Friday 24 November 2017

News Vietnam: VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2017/11/22/va-study-shows-parasite-from-vietnam-may-be-killing-vets.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Veterans returned to the U.S. after fighting in the jungles of Vietnam a half century ago, but hundreds of them may be dying from a silent bullet — a slow-killing parasite living in the men decades after the war, a new study revealed. Liver flukes ...

News Vietnam: Vietnam: The Chemical War

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/24/opinion/vietnam-the-chemical-war.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Just before dawn on Nov. 18, 1967, the men of the Army’s 266th Chemical Platoon awoke to reveille and assembled in formation. The platoon was attached to the First Infantry Division, and the men were stationed at the division’s base, deep in the red ...

News Vietnam: Vietnam veterans may be dying from slow-killing parasite, study shows

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/science/ct-vietnam-veterans-liver-flukes-20171121-story.html
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia.

News Vietnam: Vietnam prosecutes bank officials in corruption crackdown

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-vietnam-security/vietnam-prosecutes-bank-officials-in-corruption-crackdown-idUSKBN1DO0EB
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has prosecuted five former officials of the unlisted Dong A Bank for violating rules that “lead to serious consequences”, police said on Friday, part of a widening investigation involving the Ho Chi Minh City-based lender.

News Vietnam: Vietnam War Veteran Michael Kreps Is Most Thankful For Returning Home Healthy And Safe

News channel or source: http://miami.cbslocal.com/2017/11/24/vietnam-war-veteran-michael-kreps-is-most-thankful-for-returning-home-healthy-and-safe/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

Vietnam War Veteran Michael Kreps Is Most Thankful For Returning Home Healthy And SafeMichael Kreps spent over 1600 hours in the air as a helicopter pilot in south Vietnam from 1869 to 1971. Preview: 2nd Ranked Miami Hurricanes Face Pittsburgh PanthersThe ...

News Vietnam: Saudi Arabia’s future Vietnam

News channel or source: https://tribune.com.pk/story/1567652/6-saudi-arabias-future-vietnam/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

There was a time when Saudi Arabia supported jihadists and provided funds for the construction of Wahabi schools, madrassas and mosques around the world. Not a tolerant Islam but a Wahabi version it exported to many Muslim countries. Before the 1979 ...

News Vietnam: Thankful for a leap of faith on a journey to Vietnam

News channel or source: http://www.wesaidgotravel.com/leap-of-faith-journey-to-vietnam/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

Six years ago today, the day after Thanksgiving, my husband, Nick, and I boarded a plane with a one-way ticket to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I still remember my Facebook post from that day. It said, “Leaving on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be ...

News Vietnam: 83-year-old retired Marine keeps promise made in bunker in Vietnam

News channel or source: http://www.wfaa.com/news/83-year-old-retired-south-carolina-marine-keeps-promise-made-in-bunker-in-vietnam/492285783
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

On New Year’s Eve 1968, just before the dawn of 1969, Master Sgt. William H. Cox and his buddy First Sgt. James T. Hollingsworth were holed up in a bunker in the Marble Mountains of Vietnam. Rockets and mortars were raining down all around them, or as ...

News Vietnam: Vietnam veterans challenge Ken Burns on the accuracy of his epic documentary

News channel or source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/nov/21/inside-the-beltway-vietnam-veterans-challenge-ken-/
Publication date: hursday 23 November 2017

They just aren’t comfortable with “The Vietnam War,” the ambitious documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns, which debuted last month with much fanfare and is still being featured on many PBS stations. Vietnam Veterans for Factual History — a Texas-based ...

News Vietnam: VA Study Shows Parasite From Vietnam War May Be Killing Veterans After 50 Years

News channel or source: https://www.silverdoctors.com/headlines/world-news/new-va-study-shows-parasite-from-vietnam-war-may-be-killing-veterans-today/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

This is a slow killing parasite and many Veterans do not even know that they are infected. Here’s the details and some resources… Editor’s Note: Here’s a like to the VA webpage explaining Bile Duct Cancer and the Liver Fluke Infection, in addition ...