Doug served 365 days in Vietnam as an information specialist at U.S. Army headquarters at Long Binh, a former rubber plantation about 15 miles from Saigon. He wrote for, and edited, The Army Reporter newspaper and Uptight magazine. 

Wisconsin Public Television produced Wisconsin Vietnam War Stories in 2010. The program premiered at LZ Lambeau– an event that attracted 70,000 people to Green Bay, Wisc.