Tag Archives: Vietnam War
Vietnam War veteran Scott Camil once believed the war to be right and honorable. Now, Camil is the founder of Gainesville Veterans for Peace, an organization that partners with other organizations around the area to promote peace.
Frank Brown still recalls what it was like trying to enroll in college after returning home from Vietnam. It wasn’t easy. Many years later, he’s among a group of Orange Lake veterans who try to be more welcoming to a new generation of returning soldiers.
The Vietnam War may have ended 38 years ago, but local veteran Bob Barnas is rallying the troops – this time for a new chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America in Gainesville.
Jon Anderson can’t run like he used to. The 66-year-old Vietnam veteran has been running marathons since 1976 and ultra marathons since 2003. But in 2008, Anderson stopped running, four years after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.
Yesterday we heard from Kayla Mead, a University of Florida student that lives with the experiences of PTSD through the eyes of her father, an American Soldier. Today, we continue the series with the voice of Vietnam veteran from Gainesville, Scott Camil. As […]
March 30th marks the 39th anniversary of the ending of the Vietnam War……one of the bloodiest and most politically charged wars involving the U.S. military. It’s a day to reflect on veterans across the country who have fought for America in not […]