Actor Graham Greene shares the healing journey of Vietnam veteran Sgt Bill Rider during the 2018 National Memorial Day Concert. Actor Dennis Franz tells the story of a young Marine who served during the Battle of Khe Sanh during the 2012 National Memorial Day Concert. I expected PBS to do a great job of honoring … More Memorializing Those Who Served
This letter to the editor, written in 1986 by my dad’s friend and fellow Bravo Company “Sky Trooper,” sadly still resonates today. Below are excerpts of that letter. “Vietnam veterans and nation still recovering” Last week this letter came to me in the mail. And, though it was addressed to me, clearly it was written to … More The Plight of the Vietnam Veteran
I was a teenager when my dad was no longer able to keep the PTSD at bay. Prior to his diagnosis, he thought he was going crazy, as in batshit, so the official diagnosis provided a level of comfort in knowing that there was at least a reason behind the mental anguish and the restlessness.
About our Members – Daughters of Vietnam Veterans. Lovely site for daughters to honor their fathers and their father’s memories.