Peter Thompson is a veteran of the United States Army. He served from 1966 to 1972 as Special Ops Advisor to the 61st ARVN Artillery, and he achieved the rank of captain. Thompson earned a Bronze Star and the Vietnamese Medal of Honor for his service.
This profile of Army Veteran Pete Thompson is the product of a collaboration between Eagle Valley Student Media and VFW Post 10721 Minturn for Veterans Day 2020 and the Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress. Full interviews with each veteran will be submitted to the Library of Congress for preservation in a permanent collection documenting the experiences of combat veterans, and shorter profiles like this will be shared on our platform for the community. Interview & Profile by Carter Josef ’20