(Washington) - Sons and Daughters In
Touch (SDIT), the national support group for the children of U.S. servicemen
lost in the Vietnam War, returned on March 18 from an historic two-week
journey through Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
Under the theme, In Honor, Peace, and
Understanding, 50 SDIT members from across America traced their fathers’
final footsteps and visited the battlefields where their fathers made the
To underscore the impact of war on
children and the loss of one’s father in battle, SDIT members are available
to offer insight and perspective on being "casualties of war."
SDIT was formed in 1990 to locate,
support, and unite the grown children of American servicemen lost during the
Vietnam War. To date, the non-profit organization has located nearly 3,500
of the estimated 20,000 children left fatherless by America’s longest war.
For more information and to schedule
Mokie Porter: 800-882-1316, Ext. 146
Karen Frost: 512-423-2406
Cindy Rheinheimer: 800-984-9994
Tony Cordero: 310-938-1264
To read individual
accounts of the journey to Vietnam, visit: