July 11, 2017

My Story of Service: Cecil Misner of Grants Pass

Cecil Misner of Grants Pass shares stories from his time serving as a U.S. Army Huey Slick Helicopter Crew Chief in Vietnam. Tales include a rescue […]
July 6, 2017

My Story of Service: Gary Foster of Eagle Point

Gary Foster of Eagle Point, share stories from his time serving in the First Cavalry during Vietnam & after. Tales include a Cavalry charge gone wrong […]
July 4, 2017

Veterans use writing to tame trauma

Skip Nichols walked to the podium, breathed deeply and shared one of his most agonizing life experiences. Nichols, a Vietnam veteran and retired managing editor of […]
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 […]