Media and Press

The peninsula gateway Will Livesley-O’Neill>March 27, 2013
Dangerous, charmed life makes for local author’s memoir
LITERATURE: New book details Vietnam vet’s many brushes with death
Angels in My foxhole,” a new book from Gig Harbor’s Plicata Press,…”

The Peninsula Gateway Susan Schell February 15, 2012

New book seeks out the ‘Weretiger of Kontum’

Author’s novel a portrayal of life in Vietnam

Combat infantryman Dick Dixon crouched in his foxhole, the Vietnam War waging around him . . . “I was looking a tiger right in the eye,” he said. “. . . I was sure he had me in mind for his supper. . ..”

Key Peninsula News Sharon Hicks June 2008
“Key Pen’s Richard (a.k.a. “Dick”) Dixon is a gentle and incredible man of courage who has had at least a dozen dogs since childhood. Five of them were so extraordinary that he felt compelled to write a book about them. His book “My Heroes Have Always Been Dogs” was recently published . . .”