Ms. Tippi Hedren

Ms. Nathalie Kay “Tippi” Hedren, an American actress, animal rights activist and former fashion model, was born on January 19, 1930. Hedren was instrumental in helping Vietnamese immigrants in California get started in the nail industry. Offscreen, Hedren was an international relief coordinator for a non-profit organization Food for the Hungry.[…]

Mr. John Sidney McCain

Mr. John Sidney McCain III (Born August 29, 1936) is an American politician who currently serves as the senior United States Sebator from Arizona, in that office since 1987. He was the Republican nominee for President of the United States  in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama. McCain followed his father and grandfather, [...]

Mr. Rupert Neudeck

Mr. Rupert Neudeck -Born May 14th, 1939 in Danzig, Poland -Died May 31st, 2016 Early in life, during Operation Hannibal and the final months of World War II, Neudeck and his family received free passenger tickets for the MV Wilhelm Gustloff. However, the ship was sunk by the Soviet Union. Fortunately, Neudeck and his family [...]

Father Joe Devlin

   Father Joe Devlin is credited for ministering to and medically treating thousands of Vietnamese peasants in the Delta of South Vietnam. He became one of the last Americans to be flown out of Vietnam in 1975, subsequently taking on the role as the principal priest at the temporary refugee base in Camp Pendleton for [...]

Mr. Ted Schweitzer

Mr. Theodore Schweitzer was a former United Nations High Commissioner whom is known for his humanitarian works for refugees of Vietnam and Americans stationed in Vietnam alike. He is credited for saving 157 refugees from pirates on the Thai island of Koh Kra. In 1989, he gained access to the Central Military Museum in Hanoi. [...]

President Jimmy Carter

President James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981. Before his presidency, he served as the 76th Governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975, after two terms in the Georgia State Senate from 1963 to [...]

Captain Jeon Je Yong

Captain Jeon Je Yong was born on August 15, 1941 at Incheon of South Korea, and moved to reside at southernmost Tongyeong city from 1955. Graduating from the navigation school in 1962, he worked as Assistant Captain first in Jedon Susan shipping company from 1968 then in Koryo Wonyang from 1972 before he was officially [...]