Project: Vietnam War

Categories: Military and War Project | Vietnam War Project | Vietnam War Project Needs Template Update | Vietnam War


The Vietnam War is a Sub-Project of the Military and War Project!

The main category for units, people and items related to the war is Vietnam War

Welcome to the Vietnam War Project



Contents

Our Mission

The Vietnam War Era was a turbulent and divisive time in American history. The veterans of this war did not come home to a hero's welcome. It is the goal of this project to provide an opportunity to honor those veterans for any who choose while respecting the privacy of our living veterans.

The mission of the Military and War project is to provide a framework for the remembrance of those who fought, for whatever reason, lest we forget ...

How To Join

For a full list of participants of the Military and War Project, see the badge report. military_and_war.gif

If you would like to be involved in the Vietnam War Sub-Project, please do the following:

  1. Add Vietnam_War to your list of followed tags. That way you'll see all of our discussions in your G2G Feed.
  2. Ask the leaders of Military and War to award you the Military and War Project badge, as well as read below to see what special guidelines might come along with being a member of the project.
  3. This project does not have a unique badge, in order to add a sticker to your profile and view a listing of who is a member of this project, add your name to the Vietnam War Project Members by placing the following in your profile, below the ==Biography== line:
    1. if you already have {{Military and War Project Member}} add "|Vietnam War" to it.
    2. if not, add {{Military and War Project Member|Vietnam War}}
  4. Request to join the Google Community which is how we communicate.
  1. Check out the To-Do list below to find something to help us work on, and add yourself (or ask one of us to) to that task

Members:


Requested Subprojects

  1. Agent Orange Exposure

Related Projects

The following projects and groups are likely to have some overlap with this one, so members of this project may be interested in them as well:

Project Box

{{Vietnam War Project}}

Stickers

{{Vietnam War}}

Sample usage:

{{Vietnam War|branch=United States Army}}

Result:


... ... ... ... served in the United States Army in the Vietnam War
Service started:
Unit(s):
Service ended:

{{Vietnam War|branch=Viet Cong}}

Result:


... ... ... ... of the Viet Cong fought for North Vietnam in the Vietnam War
Service started:
Unit(s):
Service ended:

Pages on Wikitree

Goals

If you would like to be involved in the Vietnam War Project, please do the following:

  1. Find or create profiles
  2. All duplicates merged into lowest number
  3. Project Managed or PPP added if it qualifies, add the project box {{Korean War Project}} and assign the project profile as the PM
  4. pertaining categories added, use the sticker {{Korean War}}
  5. biography cleaned up and written, using the WikiTree Style Guide (can work with Profile Improvement Project for help)

Task List

These are tasks that volunteers can do to help us! Check out the G2G post referring to the task, and ask questions or comment on what you're working on there.

  1. Add resources for Vietnam War records
  2. Make a project space page
  3. Check the maintenance categories ( Vietnam War Maintenance Categories for profiles that need more information on existing Project Box / Sitckers) that are used, and the base, country, branch categories that have profiles in them that need to be researched and placed into a more specific unit category.
  4. Consider the best way to honor these veterans.
  5. Address privacy concerns.

Please post ideas in the Google Group

Resources

Will you join us? Please post a comment here on this page, in send a private message.



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