• In this March 30, 2016, file photo, Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a media availability at the State Department in Washington. Kerry, who will accompany Obama in May when he becomes the third consecutive U.S. president to visit Vietnam, is headlining a gathering of big names assembled to again revisit the Vietnam War at the presidential library of Lyndon B. Johnson in Austin. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Secretary Kerry to revisit Vietnam War before Obama trip

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Before joining President Barack Obama on his first trip to Vietnam next month, Secretary of State John Kerry will take a day to reflect on his long and complicated history with the Asian country, first as a soldier and later as a war protester and statesman.