Involvement in South Vietnam began in 1953 under the Eisenhower administration with 900 military advisors and US Air Force pilots flying for CAT (Air America). When President Kennedy was elected in November of 1960, Ike advised him that Vietnam and Southeast Asia were the critical area and needed a high priority for military assistance.
The U. S. didn't become militarily involved in Vietnam until after President Johnson took office after President Kennedy's assassination.
he was the first president to be involved in it
US Ambassadors did not believe Diem would accomplish US goals in Vietnam.
The Kennedys,the Rockefellers and LBJ
Dwight D. Eisenhower was the president that got America involved in the Vietnamese War.
No US president fought in the Vietnam War. Eisenhower and Kennedy were the president when the US first became involved. Johnson and Nixon were the president when the serious fighting took place.
When Nixon ordered "military trainers" to Vietnam, the U.S. then started to become actively involved in Vietnam combat.
Lyndon Johnson was the President of the US during the Vietnam War from the assassination of John Kennedy until the election of Richard Nixon.
Use specialized troops for specialized wars.
SP/4 Al Gore (Vice President of the US) was a GI working for "Stars and Stripes" in Vietnam.
President Eisenhower was the first president to send the first American soldier to Vietnam. He refered back to his promise to send military and/or political help to any country fighting Communism; this happened to be the case in Vietnam.
Jimmy Carter was the president during the Vietnam War meaning he was in charge of the USA's safety against attacks.
That's hard to answer. Both Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon were very involved in Vietnam in somewhat different ways.
Eisenhower sent US military advisers to Vietnam in '55.President Eisenhower sent US Advisers to Vietnam in 1955.
The United States did get involved in the Vietnam war because of communism in Vietnam.
After a series of South Vietnamese government leadership changes, following the assassination of President Diem, President Nguyen Van Thieu became the leader of South Vietnam.
President Eisenhower sent US Military advisers to South Vietnam in 1955. The last official US Personnel were evacuated in 1975 under President Ford's administration.
ANSWER Ho Chi Minh was the president of North Vietnam during the Vietnam War his original name was Nguyen Tat. Diem was the president of South Vietnam. Diem was assassinated Nguyen Van Thien was the president of South Vietnam after him.