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There was one soldier in the Army who received the Navy cross during the Vietnam conflict. His name is COL (retired) Kenneth Ledford Jr. In Vietnam, he was a First Lieutenant, and he was a medevac, or "dust off" pilot. After retiring from The military, he became a teacher, and an instructor for the JROTC program. I was fortunate enough to have him as a JROTC instructor while I was a student at Pontiac Central High School. - SGT Christopher Ramos, US Army.

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Is there a list of navy cross winners from the Vietnam war?

Check the website for the Navy Cross. I have seen a book called "Navy Cross,Vietnam", but I dont know how you would find a copy.


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YES. CONTACT THE U.S. NAVY DEPARTMENT


What are all the organizations for the Vietnam war?

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The winner of the most Army vs. Navy football games since 1970 is the Navy. They are 26-14-1 against the Army since then, with the tie being in 1981. The Navy has won the last 12 straight games against Army.


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1. Army 2. Navy 3. Air Force Same as they had when they were called North Vietnam during the war.


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The US was bombing North Vietnam, and the US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy, and US Air Force was in mutual combat with the North Vietnamese Army, Navy, and Air Force. The US is NOT bombing Iraq (as an enemy), and is NOT trying to destroy the Iraqi Army, Air Force, or Navy. Said another way: The US was at war with North Vietnam; the US is NOT at war with Iraq.


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What schooling did women go through before Vietnam war?

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What part did Australia play in the Vietnam War?

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Who where the opponents in the Vietnam war?

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