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Vietnam War

Vietnam War

Creator Of Vietnam-Era Draft Lottery Dies At Walnut Creek Home

The former federal official who created the lottery for the draft during the Vietnam War has died at age 88.

06/26/2013

(CBS)

Double Amputee Vietnam Vet Injured In Hayward Arson Fire

A double amputee was hospitalized after a fire at a home in unincorporated Hayward Thursday night that is being treated as an arson case, an Alameda County deputy fire chief said Friday.

05/04/2012

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is reflected on the surface of the wall in Washington, DC. The memorial honors US service members of the US armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War, service members who died in service in Vietnam/Southeast Asia, and those service members who were unaccounted for (Missing In Action) during the War. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Cupertino To Host Traveling Replica Of Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Traveling Vietnam Wall will be coming to Cupertino for a five-day stint next week, just in time for Veterans Day, city officials announced Wednesday.

11/03/2011

Kathy Strong of Walnut Creek has worn a bracelet with the name of missing Vietnam War soldier James Moreland since Christmas Day 1972. (CBS)

East Bay Woman Ends 38-Year Vigil For MIA Vietnam Veteran

After 43 years missing in Vietnam, remains of an elite Army Green Beret soldier finally made it home. Among those at his memorial was a Bay Area woman who held vigil for more than 38 years.

KPIX 5–05/16/2011

Kathy Strong of Walnut Creek has worn a bracelet with the name of missing Vietnam War soldier James Moreland since Christmas Day 1972. (CBS)

East Bay Woman Keeps 38-Year Promise

When she was 12, Kathy Strong put on a bracelet bearing the name of a missing Vietnam War soldier. She promised she would not take it off until he came home.

KPIX 5–02/18/2011