COMPASS AND A CAMERA

          A YEAR IN VIETNAM

 

Experience the Vietnam War through the candid personal observations of a young infantry soldier whose favored gear was his compass, his camera—and a dry pair of socks.

 

 

© 2018 by  Steven Burchik                                   Book published by: Sharlin-K Press

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Past Events:

Author Talks

Col. John Swensson and the author during "Salute to Vietnam Veterans" held at Marines' Memorial Club-San Francisco-2016.

 2019

Organization:      Morning Forum of Los Altos

Date:                    Feb 19, 2019

Time:                    10:00 AM

Location:              Los Altos, CA

Organization:       Silicon Valley SAR

Date:                     Apr 20, 2019

Time:                     8:30 AM

Location:              San Jose, CA

Organization:      Novato Sunrise Rotary Club

Date:                    May 7, 2019

Time:                    7:15 AM

Location:              Novato, CA

Organization:      San Jose Silicon Valley Rotary Club

Date:                    Aug 16, 2019

Time:                    12:00 Noon

Location:              San Jose, CA

Organization:      Silicon Valley Chapter MOAA

Date:                    Sep 19, 2019

Time:                    11:00 AM

Location:              Santa Clara, CA

Organization:      Mission Creek Senior Housing

Date:                     Nov  6, 2019

Time:                     2:00 PM

Location:              San Francisco, CA

Organization:      1st Marine Div-Golden Gate Chapter

Date:                     Mar 30, 2019

Time:                    11:30 AM

Location:              Pacifica, CA

Organization:      Museum of San Ramon Valley

Date:                     Apr 25, 2019

Time:                    7:00 PM

Location:              Danville, CA

Organization:      Saratoga Rotary Club

Date:                    Jul 12, 2019

Time:                    12:00 Noon

Location:              Saratoga, CA

Organization:      Stoneridge Creek Community

Date:                    Sep 17, 2019

Time:                    11:00 AM

Location:              Pleasanton, CA

Organization:      SIR #54 San Jose

Date:                     Oct  10, 2019

Time:                    12:00 Noon

Location:              San Jose, CA

Organization:      Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley

Date:                     Nov 13, 2019

Time:                    11:30 AM

Location:              Danville, CA

Photography Exhibits

Organization:      aRt Cottage

Date:                    July 5-28, 2018

Time:                    Tue-Fri  11:00 AM-5:00 PM

                              Sat         1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location:              Concord, CA

Organization:      CA Assoc of County Veteran Service Officers

Date:                    June 17, 2019

Time:                    Mon         9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location:              Concord Hilton Hotel

                              Concord, CA

Organization:      VILLAGE THEATRE & ART GALLERY

Date:                    Nov 1-Dec 15, 2018

Time:                    Wed-Fri  Noon-5:00 PM

                              Sat          11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Location:              Danville, CA

Organization:      MOAA CA Council of Chapters

Date:                    October 19, 2019

Time:                    Sat         8:00 AM - Noon

Location:              Pruneyard Doubletree by Hilton

                              Campbell, CA

Past Events:

            2017

Jan 5, 2017  Viet Nam Veterans of Diablo Valley-Danville, CA

Feb 1, 2017 Dougherty Valley/San Ramon Rotary-San Ramon, CA 

Feb 22, 2017  San Pablo Rotary Club-San Pablo, CA

Mar 8, 2017   Fremont Rotary Club-Fremont, CA

Mar 16, 2017 Museum of San Ramon Valley-Danville, CA

Mar 28, 2017  Kiwanis Club of South SF, South SF, CA

Apr 3, 2017  Fairfield-Suisun Twilight Rotary, Fairfield, CA

Apr 5, 2017  SIR Branch 4, South San Francisco, CA

May 10, 2017  SIR Branch 174, Moraga, CA

May 17, 2017  Orinda Rotary Club, Orinda, CA

Jun 13, 2017  American Legion Post 9, Alameda, CA

Jul 24, 2017  Danville Rotary Club, Danville, CA

Sep 6, 2017 American Legion Post 517, Lafayette, CA

Sept 14, 2017 Union City Lions Club, Union City, CA

Oct 5, 2017 Rotary Club of Vallejo, Vallejo, CA

Oct 10, 2017 Benicia Rotary Club, Benicia, CA

Oct 18, 2017 SIR Branch 35 Palo Alto, CA

Oct 25, 2017 Sausalito Rotary Club, Sausalito, CA

Nov 8, 2017 Rotary Club of Concord-Diablo, Concord, CA

Jan 30, 2017     Rotary Club of San Rafael-San Rafael, CA

Feb 13, 2017  SIR Branch 91-South San Francisco, CA

Mar 4, 2017   DAR Ohlone Chapter-Fremont, CA

Mar 9, 2017   Pinole Rotary Club-Pinole, CA

Mar 23, 2017  Burlingame Lions Club, Burlingame, CA

Mar 30, 2017  Marvelous Marin Breakfast Club, San Rafael, CA

Apr 4, 2017  Moraga Rotary Club, Moraga, CA

Apr 11, 2017  El Sobrante Rotary Club, El Sobrante, CA

May 15, 2017  Milpitas Executive Lions Club, Milpitas, CA

May 24, 2017  Faith Ringgold YEP, Hayward, CA

Jul 19, 2017  SIR Branch 59, Fremont, CA

Jul 25, 2017  Mill Valley Rotary, Mill Valley, CA

Sep 9, 2017 Golden Gate Chapter-First Marine Division, Pacifica, CA

Sep 19, 2017 Moraga Lions Club, Moraga, CA

Oct 7, 2017 DAR-Anne Loucks Chapter, Martinez, CA

Oct 17, 2017 Vallejo Lions Club, Vallejo, CA

Oct 24, 2017 SIR Branch 121, Livermore, CA

Nov 8, 2017 Orinda Rotary Club, Orinda, CA

Nov 11, 2017 DAR-Acalanes Chapter, Pleasant Hill, CA

            2018

Jan 11, 2018  Rotary Club of Ely, NV-Ely, NV

Apr 16, 2018  El Palo Alto Chapter DAR-Palo Alto, CA

Jun 14, 2018  Kiwanis Club of San Ramon Valley-Danville, CA

Jul 9, 2018  Brentwood Rotary Club-Brentwood, CA

Sep 24, 2018  Oakland Scottish Rite-Oakland, CA

Nov 8, 2018  Village Theatre Art Gallery-Danville, CA

Nov 17, 2018  SAR Thomas Jefferson Chapter-Concord, CA

Mar 21, 2018   American Legion Post 29-Martinez, CA

Apr 21, 2018  San Andreas Lake Chapter DAR-Millbrae, CA

 

Jul 5, 2018  SIR Branch 142-San Mateo, CA

 

Jul 18, 2018  SIR Branch 128-San Ramon, CA

 

Nov 3, 2018  Josefa Higuera Chapter DAR-Livermore, CA

 

Nov 12, 2018  SIR Branch 8-Concord, CA 

Photography Exhibits

Mar 2-May 29, 2016 Pleasanton MUSEUM ON MAIN,

Pleasanton, CA

Mar 31, 2016 Los Medanos College-SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS,

Pittsburg, CA

Jan 19-Apr 9, 2017  VETERANS MEMORIAL BUILDING OF SAN RAMON VALLEY, Danville, CA

Nov 1-Nov 30, 2017 ART COTTAGE, Concord, CA

Mar 29, 2016 Concord Vet Center-SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS,

Concord, CA

Apr 21, 2016 Marines' Memorial Club-SALUTE TO VIETNAM VETERANS,

San Francisco, CA

Jan 19-Apr 17, 2017 MUSEUM OF SAN RAMON VALLEY, Danville, CA

Nov 3-Dec 31, 2017 WHITE PINE PUBLIC MUSEUM Ely, NV