Category Archives: National POW Day

National Vietnam Veterans Day…Welcome Home and Thank You

On March 29, 1973, US Combat troops returned home from Vietnam back to the United States. Also on that date, the last of the US Prisoners of War being held in Vietnam were returned home. These two acts ended the … Continue reading

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Veterans Day 2017

“…let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve … Continue reading

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Fulfilling Our Promise–Never Forget

For someone who never served in the military, I recognize holidays such as Memorial Day and Veterans Day and pay tribute to those that did and still serve in the Armed Forces.  As the son of a retired military father … Continue reading

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Until They All Come Home

I was about 9 or 10 years of age when my sister gave me a Vietnam Prisoner of War bracelet. She explained that US soldiers, fighting in Vietnam, were being captured and held prisoner by our enemy. I was not … Continue reading

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