Vietnam Combat Medic and Veteran Employment

Vietnam Combat Medic and Veteran EmploymentThis week we talk with a Vietnam Combat Medic, learn about an upcoming career fair and get an update from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Guests Include:

1973 Peace Accords and Vietnam POW Interview

1973 Peace Accords and Vietnam POW InterviewThis week we speak with members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 220, talk with a retired Navy Captain and former POW about his 6 years in captivity and get an update from the Flag Line. Guests Include:

Vietnam Veterans of America and Veterans Linkage Line

Vietnam Veterans Statute This week we talk with a representative from the Vietnam Veterans of America, discuss the Veterans Linkage Line and get an update from the Minneapolis VA. Guests include:

 

 

Return of Vietnam POW’s 42 Years Later

Lt. Col. Barry B BridgerThis week we talk with Lt. Col Barry Bridger, a Vietnam POW who spent 6 years in the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Capt Bridger began flying combat missions during his first regular tour of duty in Southeast Asia with the 497th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Ubon Royal Thai AFB, Thailand, in late 1966. He was forced to eject over North Vietnam on January 23, 1967, and was taken as a Prisoner of War. After spending 2,232 days in captivity, he was released during Operation Homecoming on March 4, 1973, and was hospitalized for his injuries at Andrews AFB, Maryland.