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Richard L. Dickinson

...and enjoying life. He retired in 1974 as a Senior Master Sergeant. During his years in the Army, he served two tours in Vietnam. After retiring from the Armed Forces, he worked for Petrolane and Suburban Propane in Anchorage and on the Kenai Peninsula...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174599760
Floyd O. Royal

...raised two children. Floyd served on the USS Hornet deployed out of San Diego, CA and was deployed on the USS Coral Sea to Vietnam. While serving on the USS Coral Sea he received a commendation for Outstanding Performance during the period of Feb. 7...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174366485
Cal Thomas: Who loves America?

...love for America is not.This recalls the debate over the Vietnam War in the late 1960s and early '70s. Supporters of that...but when a country is wrong - as in its prosecution of the Vietnam War and, it would appear, in Iraq - it doesn't weaken it...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-23/cal-thomas-who-loves-america
Opinion
Most revolutionary year in music was 1965

...impromptu haircut. By the summer of 1965, President Johnson launched Medicaid, Medicare, and escalated America 's presence in Vietnam. Sonny and Cher got you, Babe; everybody was dancing at discotheques; Barry Gordy hired "a charm school teacher" to prepare...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-02-25
Arts & Entertainment
Around the District

...in the Model United Nations program at UAA. The students will represent four countries this year; Syria, South Africa, Vietnam & Venezuela. This year's topic is "Waste" and students are expected to research and debate from an accurate cultural point...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-02-15/around-the-district
Schools
Cal Thomas: America interrupted

...disorder. The year is 1967 and the country is in turmoil over Vietnam and civil rights. While lying on her bed one night and watching...disdain for the military and America, spawned not just by the Vietnam War but a life of relative ease unknown to their parents...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-03/cal-thomas-america-interrupted
Opinion
Soldotna designated Purple Heart City

...appreciation to the City of Soldotna for their assistance in making the memorial that now stands at Soldotna Creek Park a reality. Vietnam veteran Nick Nelson MOPH Region 111 Commander told the Dispatch in an interview, "For several years I've wanted to get...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2014-12-22/soldotna-designated-purple-heart
Dispatch
Sandra Laverne Hawkins Ward

...for 45 years. After getting married in August of 1969 and a quick one-week honeymoon, her husband went back to serve in Vietnam for the U.S. Navy. During that time she worked at Ventura Community Hospital. In 1971 Sandy and her husband moved to Anchorage...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174018329
Vietnam memorial 'Moving Wall' plans Ninilchik stop

Vietnam veteran and Ninilchik resident Art Peters...vividly remembers the first time he saw the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C...said. "The vets that show up, that are Vietnam vets, will be mentally prepared if they...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-26/vietnam-memorial-moving-wall-plans-n
News
March 29 designated Vietnam Veterans Day

...Wednesday designating March 29 of each year as Vietnam Veterans Day in Alaska.Parnell was joined...R-Wasilla, who served in the Army during Vietnam."This is welcome home," he said...withdrawal of the last U.S. troops from Vietnam. Rep. Bob Herron, a co-sponsor of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-27/march-29-designated-vietnam-veterans
News

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