Air Force generals Goldfein, Brown make historic visit to Vietnam

For Americans of a certain age like Goldfein and Brown, Vietnam remains an unshakable memory even today, 44 years after the era-defining war ended. The memory and the reactions it triggers are even more pronounced for people like Goldfein and Brown – second-generation service members whose fathers fought in a war whose legacy continues to influence military thinking and strategy to this day.
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein and Gen. CQ Brown Jr., Pacific Air Forces Commander, met with senior Vietnamese officials in Hanoi, Vietnam, in August 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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