The Vietnam War was a Cold War-era military conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.

Skinner Surrounded in 1968


See Vietnam War

Seymour Skinner is a veteran of this war. In addition, Kent Brockman acted as a correspondent to the Vietnam War in his past, which he noted when covering the riot at Kamp Krusty with the implication that the latter event was even worse.


See Vietnam War casualties

Johnny: KIA

Seymour Skinner (real): POW

Seymour Skinner: POW

Unnamed Bartender: WIA (claims he got a metal [butt] in Vietnam)

Skinner's entire company: KIA


Skinner has several Posttraumatic Stress Disorder-induced flashbacks of the Vietnam war.