Our Vietnam Voices

Traveling Vietnam memorial wall arriving in Niagara Falls

Jul 11, 2018
WBFO file photo/Chris Caya

A traveling version of the wall bearing the names of tens of thousands of U.S. military personnel who died in the Vietnam War is arriving in Niagara Falls Wednesday. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall, once assembled, will be on display through next Monday in the city's Hyde Park.


Lynne Bader, WNED-TV

While thousands of men left the U.S. for Canada to avoid military service during the Vietnam War, many Canadian men came to America to do just the opposite. As part of WNED|WBFO's "Our Vietnam Voices" series, we bring you the story of one such Canadian who took up arms for the United States.

Lynn Bader / WNED|WBFO

For better or worse, the effects of the Vietnam War are still being felt today. As part of WNED|WBFO’s “Our Vietnam Voices” series, Avery Schneider takes a look at a special program in the Western New York court system that – thanks to the influence of Vietnam veterans – helps others who served put their lives on a better path.