June 20, 2017

Local Focus: Vietnam – Join The Conversation

In our on-going “Local Focus: Vietnam” initiative, SOPTV is organizing a community conversation between Vietnam Veterans and Anti-Vietnam War Activists in hopes of building bridges and […]
June 17, 2017

Vietnam War Veteran Gets Flight Of His Dreams

It was a special day for a Vietnam War veteran in Vancouver, Washington. Simon Rowland, 66, has always wanted to fly in an old P-model Cessna […]
June 7, 2017

Better late…: Vietnam vet finally getting his HS diploma

REDMOND, Ore. – David Fair of La Pine joined the Army when he was 17. At the age of 18, he was deployed to Vietnam to […]
May 31, 2017

Vietnam Traveling Wall visits Roseburg National Cemetery

Vietnam veterans and those who had friends or relatives who perished in that war got a chance to see the traveling Vietnam War Wall during the […]
May 12, 2017

National Archives Foundation Launches Veteran Recognition Campaign, Part of Multi-Year Commemoration of the Vietnam War – National Archives Foundation

WASHINGTON – The National Archives Foundation today launched “A Grateful Nation Honors Veterans for their Service, Valor, & Sacrifice,” a campaign to honor veterans of the Vietnam […]
May 10, 2017

Happy Valley novelist R. Cyril West takes on POW/MIA truth

For some, it’s not conspiracy theory, not paranoid myth, not Rambo fantasy. For some, like Happy Valley author R. Cyril West, it’s the truth: U.S. military […]
March 31, 2017

Honoring veterans on the big screen

April 11, 1966, is recognized as one of the bloodiest days of the Vietnam War. That day, during Operation Abilene, Air Force pararescuemen were called upon […]
March 29, 2017

Veteran music group helps celebrate Vietnam veterans in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – For the second year in a row, the group DD 214 played some of their original music for the Welcome Home Vietnam […]
March 29, 2017

U.S. honors Veterans on first official National Vietnam War Veterans Day

On March 29, 1973, the last American combat troops left Vietnam and returned home. Unlike troops of more recent wars, the vast majority of those brave […]