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A ‘soldier’s reporter’ in Vietnam still emotional, on new mission to mark 50th anniversary of war

Article Source As the nation marks the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War, former UPI war correspondent Joe Galloway — the “soldier’s reporter” — is interviewing Vietnam vets about their stories for a permanent record in the Library of Congress.

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Vietnam War Statistics

Vietnam War Statistics Personnel 9,087,000 military personnel served on active duty during the Vietnam Era (5 August 1965-7 May 1975) 8,744,000 personnel were on active duty during the war (5 August 1964-28 March 1973) 3,403,100 (including 514,300 offshore) personnel served

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