Vietnam Voices

Vietnam Voices - Bringing the POWs home

Episode Summary

Pete Wyatt was a sergeant in the Air Force and stationed in Japan. He volunteered for temporary duty in Vietnam several times, once helping with Operation Homecoming, which was the repatriation of American POWs at the end of the war.

Episode Notes

Sgt. Pete Wyatt was on temporary duty assignment in Vietnam on four different missions, disassembling military affiliated radio stations. In February 1973 he was part of Operation Homecoming, which assisted in the exchange of POWs.   This interview was conducted Feb. 19, 2020, by Ed Caudill and Billy Minser.

Vietnam Voices is a project of the Blount County Public Library in Maryville, TN, and supported by the Blount County Friends of the Library. Two volumes of interviews with Vietnam veterans have been published and are available on Amazon at these links:

Vietnam Voices: Stories of East Tennesseans Who Served in Vietnam, 1965-1975 (volume 1)

Vietnam Voices: Stories of Tennesseans Who Served in Vietnam, 1965-1975 (volume 2)