August 2, 2017

My Story of Service: Michael Meer of Grants Pass

Michael Meer, of Grants Pass, shares stories from his time serving as a Gunner in the Armed Chinook program during Vietnam. Tales include nearly crashing into […]
August 1, 2017

My Story of Service: Jerry Heckers of Grants Pass

Jerry Heckers of Grants Pass shares stories from his time serving in the U.S. Army during Vietnam. Tales include surviving an enemy ambush that lasted 3 […]
July 25, 2017

My Story of Service: Larry Slessler of Medford

Larry Slessler of Medford share stories from his time serving in the U.S. Air Force during the Cuban Missile Crisis and in Vietnam. Tales include spy […]
July 24, 2017

‘The Vietnam War Oregon Remembers,’ An ‘Oregon Experience’ Documentary

Nearly 50 years after the end of combat operations in Vietnam, Oregonians remain deeply affected by the events of those times. “Oregon Experience” explores the stories […]
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 […]