"No event in American history is more misunderstood than the Vietnam War. It was misreported then, and it is misremembered now. Rarely have so many people been so wrong about so much. Never have the consequences of their misunderstanding been so tragic."
US Coast Guard Cutter (CGC) Ingham, pictured above, arrived in the Southeast Asia theater of operations 16JUL1968. She was tasked, along with US Navy vessels, to patrol the waters off the coast of Vietnam.