Bud Day served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, receiving the Medal of Honor for heroism in Vietnam. Day was an Air Force fighter pilot in Vietnam when he was shot down and imprisoned with John McCain in the notorious Hanoi Hilton. NBC's Brian Williams and Tom Brokaw told Day's story November 6,
Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5½ years as a POW in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen. John McCain's cellmate, has died at the age of 88, his widow said Sunday. Full story
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang pledged to finish talks on a regional free-trade agreement by the end of the year, but the two leaders clashed over human rights during a White House meeting on Thursday. Full story
Chris Hayes talks about the NSA leaks with Amy Goodman, Karen Finney, and Marc Ambinder.
The gulf between veterans and the rest of America appears to only be growing wider. The Up panel discusses the declining number of military veterans in politics, and how that affects the establishment and the culture of the military itself.
During his quarter century with NBC News, Don Oliver covered several big stories of the day including Vietnam, the civil rights movement and groundbreaking coverage of the environment. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
Vietnam combat veteran receives long overdue welcome from his hometown. KARE's Boyd Huppert reports.
Chris Jansing traveled to Vietnam with Medal of Honor recipient Jack Jacobs in April 2011.
Pham Thanh Nguyen of Vietnam competes in the men's 200m freestyle heats during the World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona July 29, 2013.REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN - Tags: SPORT SWIMMING)
U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Vietnam's President Troung Tan Sang in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington July 25, 2013. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas