Lindy Poling

Lessons of Vietnam

A Tribute to a True American Patriot: Vice Admiral Emmett H. Tidd, USN (Ret.)

A Tribute to a True American Patriot: Vice Admiral Emmett H. Tidd, USN (Ret.)

Our beloved friend, Vice Admiral Emmett H. Tidd, who served over 30 years in the U.S. Navy, passed away on March 20, 2018. My husband, daughter, and I were privileged to attend the full military honors funeral provided for Admiral Tidd at Arlington National Cemetery on August 13, 2018. The…

A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Ambassador Phong

A Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Ambassador Phong

Former South Vietnamese Minister of State, LOV Link and Friend August 2, 2017 Dear Family of Ambassador Xuan Phong Nguyen, I am so very sorry to hear of Ambassador Phong’s recent passing.  Thank you for letting me know…As you know, we have kept in touch for many years, including the…

A Tribute to Bob Gray

A Tribute to Bob Gray

A Tribute to Bob Gray Longtime Lessons of Vietnam supporter and LOV Link, Bob Gray, passed away on December 6, 2016. Bob was truly an angel to this teacher and Millbrook High School’s Lessons of Vietnam students. Not only did he serve as an outstanding Veteran Link every semester, he…

A Tribute to Larry Stogner

A Tribute to Larry Stogner

A Tribute to Larry Stogner Larry Stogner, who passed away after a courageous battle with ALS on October 3, 2016, was a fantastic supporter of Millbrook High School’s Lessons of Vietnam (LOV) Program.  He was a devoted classroom speaker from 1999-2011, as well as a super LOV pen pal Link…

The Vietnam War in Popular Culture

The Vietnam War in Popular Culture

The Vietnam War in Popular Culture: The Influence of America’s Most Controversial War on Everyday Life (Published by ABC-CLIO, 2017) Ron Milam, Editor. Foreword by: George C. Herring. 2 VOLUMES Volume 2: Chapter 10: Encouraging Students to Think Outside the “Box Office” By Lindy G. Poling I am excited to…

Educating, Uniting & Inspiring Active Citizens

Educating, Uniting & Inspiring Active Citizens

Sam Pressler, W&M student and founder of the Center for Veterans Engagement; John Lesinski, Advisory Board Member at Shenandoah University Center for Public Service and Scholarship; Jose Roman, Asst. Director Advisor Peninsula Higher Education Center; Lindy Poling, W&M (Class of ’75) and Lessons of Vietnam Educator;    Sebastian Munevar, former Army…

William & Mary Active Citizens Conference–Feb. 21, 2015

William & Mary Active Citizens Conference–Feb. 21, 2015

I am very excited about participating in The College of William and Mary’s Active Citizens Conference on February 21st! My presentation is titled, “Building Community with Veterans Through School Programs–A Personal Approach.” It is wonderful to give back to my alma mater, as well as share information on a topic…

NCSS Conference–Boston–2014

Lindy Poling, Mary Nine, Susan Tomlinson, and Andy Demko