September 20, 2017

Trump to Award Medal of Honor to Alabama Veteran

The White House says President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times […]
September 19, 2017

Slideshow: Honoring an American hero

A new exhibit honoring the 37-year military service of four-star U.S. Air Force General Merril A. “Tony” McPeak opened over the weekend at the Evergreen Aviation […]
September 19, 2017

Looking back at Vietnam: Near collapse, LBJ begins bombing

President Lyndon Johnson begins bombing the North, and sends U.S. troops to the South in order to prevent a collapse, as a military assistance and advisory […]
September 15, 2017

The Vietnam War: The History of the World

When troop withdrawals begin, soldiers left in Vietnam ask what they are fighting for. News breaks of a shocking massacre at My Lai, and questions grow […]
September 15, 2017

The Vietnam War: The Veneer of Civilization

With the country at odds over the war, draft-age Americans face wrenching choices. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon narrowly wins the presidency. In Vietnam, […]
September 11, 2017

Still Healing from Vietnam: A Film with an Inner View

The unhealed wounds of the Vietnam War still persist, as do the bonds between those who served there. Both are explored in the film Tripwire!¸ which […]
September 2, 2017

Recalling advisory groups and 9/11

On this very date, Sept. 3, 1950, 35 men arrived in Saigon, Vietnam to screen requests by the French for American Military aid and assistance in […]
September 2, 2017

The Vietnam War

This month, SOPTV features Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s 10-part, 18-hour documentary series: The Vietnam War. Ten years in the making, Vietnam tells the epic story […]
August 31, 2017

Remembering Vietnam: The Telling Project

Remembering Vietnam: The Telling Project takes viewers behind-the-scenes as national performing arts organization, The Telling Project, works with Minnesota veterans of the Vietnam War and armed […]