2012 Operation Eagle Visit in San Mateo; homecoming parade commemorated 40th anniversary of the original welcome home of the 101st
Local boy scouts march in 2012 Operation Eagle Visit homecoming parade
40th Anniversary of original welcome home parade - Linda Patterson, sister of Sgt. Joe Artavia, and her husband Steve Patterson (2012)
San Mateo featured in Army Magazine
Linda (Giese) Patterson speaking to San Mateo community during Vietnam 1968
San Mateo 1972 Welcome Home Parade for 101st Airborne soldiers returning from the Vietnam War
Mayor John Condon welcomes "Sons of San Mateo"
Sgt. Joe Artavia, 1st Adopted Son KIA March 24 1968, whose letter home to his sister Linda in San Mateo, CA had unexpectedly far-reaching consequences.
Homecoming greeting Mayor Condon and Miss California
Homecoming for San Mateo's Adopted Sons, Jan 22, 1972