Author Archives: Mack Payne

1617b – (Deja Vu all over again) 101st Vietnam Vet’s tale leads to greatness  

Episode 1617 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about two outstanding Vietnam Veterans who served with the 101st Airborne Division. The story appeared in the Venice, Florida Gondolier and was titled: Venice man spent two years … Continue reading

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1625b – (Another Golden Oldie) North Korean pilots in Vietnam War

Episode 1625 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about North Korean fighter pilots’ participation in the Vietnam War. The story appeared on the National Interest website and was titled: North Korean Fighter Pilots Battled American Jets … Continue reading

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1615a- (From Memory Lane) This Vietnam Vet is blessed by God  

Episode 1615 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about Vietnam Veteran Charley Burress of Huntsville, Alabama and how he was blessed by God. The Story appeared in the Redstone Rocket and was titled: Business leader feels … Continue reading

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Episode 2435 – The Road to Tchepone – Operation Lam Son 719

Episode 2435 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about the challenges of Operation Lam Son 719 that took place back in 1971. The featured story comes from the Warfare History Network. It is titled: The Nightmare … Continue reading

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Episode 2434 – A French take on the Paris Peace Accords signed on January 27, 1973

Episode 2434 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about the stops and starts and the final signings of the Paris Peace Accords on January 27, 2023.  The featured story is titled: Fifty years since the beginning … Continue reading

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Episode 2433 – Vietnam Vet Dwight Birdwell’s war story and the Medal of Honor

Episode 2433 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about Vietnam Vet Dwight Birdwell and how he ended up being awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Birdwell is another one of those tremendous representatives of the great … Continue reading

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Episode 2432 – Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords

Episode 2431 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature an interview produced by a friend of this podcast Andy Pham. The interview will explore the background behind a soon to be published book titled: Fire and Rain: Nixon, Kissinger … Continue reading

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Episode 2099 – (Blast from the Past) Arsenic and Agent Blue in Vietnam

Episode 2092 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a report about the use and effects of Agent Blue in Vietnam. It was submitted by Kenneth R. Olson, PhD Professor Soil Science, NRES, ACES, University of Illinois and Larry … Continue reading

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Episode 2092 – (Golden Oldie) The Agent Blue Legacy of Vietnam

Episode 2092 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a story about the use and effects of Agent Blue in Vietnam. The featured story appeared on July 12, 1971 in the New York Times. The story was titled: ‘Agent … Continue reading

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Episode 2431 – Mark Moyar authored great new book about the Vietnam War

Episode 2431 of the Vietnam Veteran News Podcast will feature a recently published book about the Vietnam War by Mark Moyar. It is titled: Triumph Regained: The Vietnam War, 1965-1968. This book is the second in a series by Moyar … Continue reading

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