The Vietnam War is often regarded as a low point for the . Army due to the use of drafted personnel , the unpopularity of the war with the American public and frustrating restrictions placed on the military by American political leaders. While American forces had been stationed in the Republic of Vietnam since 1959, in intelligence and advising/training roles, they were not deployed in large numbers until 1965, after the Gulf of Tonkin Incident . American forces effectively established and maintained control of the "traditional" battlefield, but they struggled to counter the guerrilla hit and run tactics of the communist Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army . On a tactical level, American soldiers (and the . military as a whole) did not lose a sizable battle. 
Larry Strickland Leadership Award and Scholarship recognizes a non-commissioned officer who exhibits leadership and fosters positive stewardship of our soldiers. Mr. Strickland was a victim of the 9/11 Pentagon attack. His annual memorial award consists of a bronze eagle and $4,000 toward fees, books and other expenses related to the pursuit of higher education.
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