There are many resources which will give you a more in depth of what has happened during the WWII, Vietnam.
Here in this section, we will be adding many different links for you to visit and enjoy incredible amount of history and information. If you would like to suggest a link, please feel free to send us an email and a link and we will include it in this page.
:: The Mesothelioma Center ::
is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to their visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, there are currently 25 million living individuals who have served in the United States’ armed forces. Hundreds of thousands, if not millions of these living veterans were exposed to toxic asbestos-containing materials during military service which could develop into mesothelioma. Asbestos dot com offers complete information on Mesothelioma life expectancy, lists of occupations, ships, and shipyards that could have put our Veterans at risk for developing asbestos-related diseases. Additionally, their Veterans Assistance Department offers extensive experience in filing VA claims and can help any veteran coping with mesothelioma receive benefits from the VA system.
This particular organization is a group of veterans from WWII, Vietnam. They visit schools and teach our children how our freedom has been earned, what sacrifices has been given to provide the living we have today. They participate in Parades, Historical events and many more. This is a great site to visit, especially for the teachers who would like to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.
Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. is the only national Vietnam veterans organization congressionally chartered and exclusively dedicated to Vietnam-era veterans and their families. VVA is organized as a not-for-profit corporation and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Service Code.
:: S.S. Lane Victory ::
Enjoy a day touring this WWII victory cargo ship, with full wartime armament, a veteran of 3 wars. Self-guided tours take you through the ‘house’ were the seaman lived, you can peek into the radio room, Captain’s office and the wheelhouse. Out on deck, ‘Man’ the big guns and walk through the Naval Armed Quarters. Visit both museums, in Hold #4 are large models of the ships of the WWII era, plus many other nautical displays and artifacts. Hold #2 museum showcases the triple expansion engine from the movie, ‘The San Pebbles’ . This working cargo ship, still loads and off loads using her booms and winches.
:: Engines of our ingenuity ::
Today, a chance meeting with a hero. The University of Houston’s College of Engineering presents this series about the machines that make our civilization run, and the people whose ingenuity created them.
Is an independent, nonprofit, civilian organization promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation. AFA publishes Air Force Magazine, sponsors national symposia and disseminates information through outreach programs of its affiliate, the Aerospace Education Foundation.
Additionally, AFA publishes a wide range of materials on www.afa.org.