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Tag: Vietnam

Sept. 22, 2023

The Long Blue Line: Eddie Hernandez and smallboat operations in Vietnam

Hernandez was assigned to the 82-foot Coast Guard patrol boat Point Cypress, which served along the Cau Mau Peninsula on the southern-most tip of South Vietnam. 

Aug. 7, 2023

The Long Blue Line: The Ironwood—wartime ATON in Vietnam

"Back then it was less expensive to repair a ship in Japan than in a U.S. shipyard."

March 29, 2023

Coast Guard commemorates National Vietnam War Veterans Day

U.S. government marks 50th anniversary of the end of the war 

Dec. 18, 2020

The Long Blue Line: “American Healer”—A Coast Guard Corpsman in Vietnam 50 years ago

Here is a first-hand account of Coast Guard operations in Vietnam.