Americans in Wartime Experience

Keith McCartney

Vietnam War

Keith McCartney served his country during the Vietnam War as a member of the United States Air Force.  Making a career out of the service, he eventually rising to the rank of Major General.

In 1962 while assigned to Headquarters 13th Air Force, Clark Air Base, Philippines, in, he participated in planning the U.S. Air Force buildup in the Republic of Vietnam and Thailand.

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The Americans in Wartime Experience explores the impact of war and conflict on America since WWI. It honors those who served in the military and on the home front and highlights the values they demonstrated in serving – duty, honor, and courage. It examines how periods of conflict have profoundly shaped American society. It educates visitors about the costs of war, both on a personal and social level. It challenges visitors to remember the service and sacrifices made by their fellow citizens to preserve and defend our freedoms. LEARN MORE

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