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Vietnam Veteran

A Death Row Inmate's Haunting Observation Hours Before Execution

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 11.10.2015 | OWN

As a death row attorney whom Desmond Tutu has called "America's young Nelson Mandela," Bryan Stevenson has worked with people who most of society has...

Vietnam Veteran Finally Receives Purple Heart 47 Years After Returning From War

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.11.2014 | Good News

Almost a half century late, this veteran is finally getting the recognition he deserves. Sam Farris of Hurt, Virginia, a Vietnam veteran, was 19 ye...

Loyal Friend Returns Vietnam Vet's Cherished Lost Knife 40 Years Later, Brings Him To Tears

Posted 10.15.2013 | Impact

Forty years after returning from Vietnam, a loyal soldier completed one final mission. When Sgt. Frank Cybulski was injured in a mine explosion in...

Reflections on Veterans Day... From a Vietnam Vet Who Went to War on November 11

Doug Bradley | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Doug Bradley

I first became a soldier in a war zone on Veterans Day in 1970. My father, a World War II vet like all the other dads in our working-class, Philadelphia neighborhood, was helpless to save me.

Success! After 45 Years Of Guarding Soldier's Watch, Vietnam Vet Finds Owner

Posted 05.29.2012 | Impact

Though Jim Schweickert never learned the name of the soldier who trusted him with his watch in Vietnam, he never gave up trying to return it. Schw...

Vietnam Vet With Prosthetic Legs Fights House Fire Before Crew Arrives (VIDEO)

Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact

When a fire started in his Ramona, Calif., garage, Vietnam veteran Patrick Gonzalez didn't hesitate to take on the flames himself. And he wasn't d...

War Veteran Makes Art To Stay Sane And Sober (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Video By Damon Dahlen | Posted 01.06.2012 | Healthy Living

Patrick Dillon, 60, a Vietnam Veteran used to turn to drugs and alcohol to manage his PTSD following the Vietnam War. Now, a sober Dillon spends his t...

Father And Son Reunite After 47 Years

Posted 01.01.2012 | Impact

A father and son ushered in the new year with a miracle they weren't sure they would ever see. They met for the first time after 47 years, KXAN report...