When did the US military involvement begin in Hawaii?
Hawaii was a regular port of call for US Navy shipping since 1810.
with the Japanese surprise attack on pearl harbor (Hawaii) on December the 7th which was a military outpost of the American navy in the pacific! this was the beginning of the American military involvement in w w 2. the usa suffered heavy losses on this day and lost some big naval ships like the Arizona battleship, the main coals of the Japanese attack were not achieved as the usa aircraft carries were not in pearl…
Presidents Eisenhower & Kennedy initiated US military involvement in South Vietnam in 1955. President Johnson (LBJ) initiated US military involvement with NORTH Vietnam in 1964 (Operation Pierce Arrow-a jet airstrike against North Vietnamese NAVY Torpedo Boats stationed there). This was in response to the Tonkin Gulf attack (Incident in cold war parlance). Presidents Nixon & Ford inherited LBJs legacy.