Vietnam War In 1969, The Military Thought It Had Eliminated Racism In Its Ranks. Then Troops Began Rioting By Jay Price • Jul 19, 2019 U.S. Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, N.C. was the first of several bases to experience racial violence during the Vietnam War. It led to major reforms in military racial policies. A Fallen Vietnam Veteran Has Returned Home. The Water He Drank Helped Identify His Remains By Libby Denkmann • May 29, 2019 Libby Denkmann / American Homefront Raul Guerra was adopted, so his DNA couldn't be matched to blood relatives. Scientists instead turned to an emerging technique that linked his bones to the drinking water in the places he grew up. Nobody Knows How Many Mexican-Americans Served In Vietnam. A New Play Tells Their Story By Libby Denkmann • Oct 5, 2018 Libby Denkmann / American Homefront "Ring of Red: A Barrio Story" relies on oral histories to tell the rarely heard stories of Mexican-American veterans. 50 Years After Vietnam, POW/MIA Movement Counts Its Successes - One At A Time By Jay Price • Sep 27, 2017 Jay Price / American Homefront In the Vietnam War era, Americans became more interested in recovering missing troops -- largely because of the activism of some military families. Modern EMS Practices Have Their Roots in Vietnam Medical Rescues By Carson Frame • Sep 25, 2017 Army Medical Department Museum The well-equipped medevac helicopters that transported injured troops in Vietnam became the model for today's air ambulance services in the U.S. VA Prepares for PBS Vietnam Documentary; It May Trigger Some Vets' PTSD By Steve Walsh • Sep 14, 2017 Larry Burrows / Getty Images via PBS The ten-part documentary by filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick is at times graphic, and people who work with veterans say it may trigger traumatic memories for those who fought in Vietnam. Surfing Helped These Vietnam Vets Deal With The War And Its Aftermath By Steve Walsh • Jul 13, 2017 Katie Schoolov / KPBS For U.S. troops in Vietnam, the "China Beach" surfing spot provided a rare recreational outlet during the war. Some still seek healing from the waves. Five Decades After Secret Mission, Wife of MIA Airman Still Fights For Answers By Patricia Murphy • May 25, 2016 Patricia Murphy / American Homefront As the nation prepares to commemorate Memorial Day, more than 1600 service members remain unaccounted for from the Vietnam War. For the families of some of them, the search for answers has become a lifelong pursuit.