For background about Vietnam Veterans Against the War at Mankato State College, read the following sections in Out of Chaos:
1. John Anderson (pp. 44-48)
2. Dean Doyscher (pp. 70-72)
3. Carl M. Egan (pp. 72-75)
4. Curt Fisher (pp. 77-78)
A. Dean Doyscher was drafted into the army in September 1966 and served two years in Vietnam. In his entry, Doyscher writes that he thought his "credibility was a real asset to the effort."
B. On page 71, Dean Doyscher writes about the desire of "long-haired hippies" to "disrupt the status quo of society."
C. On page 45, John Anderson describes feeling out of place at Mankato State due to his status as a veteran. Carl M. Egan also describes the need for veterans to organize a community on page 73.
D. There are several Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs) currently available to veterans. There are many additional RSOs available for students across campus.