At long last, Vietnam veterans are receiving a "welcome home" ceremony at Fort Lewis near Seattle. Dan Springer reported today from the event, getting some reaction from the veterans who served our country during the divisive war.
Dan Springer joined Fox News Channel (FNC) in August 2001 as a Seattle-based correspondent.
Springer reported live from Washington to cover the school shooting at Maryville-Pilchuck High School. Previously, he has covered the Jodi Arias trial in Phoenix, AZ, as well as delivered live coverage of the 2010 Alaskan plane crash that killed former Alaska Senator Ted Stevens. Additionally, Springer sat down with former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in 2009 for her first on-air interview after stepping down as Governor of Alaska. He has also extensively covered the war in Afghanistan.
Prior to joining FNC, he served as a general assignment reporter for KTVU-TV (FOX 2) in San Francisco, CA and KTTV-TV (FOX 11) in Los Angeles, CA. Springer began his career at WBKB-TV (CBS 11) in Alpena, MI, where he was the editor, host and sports director of a weekly sports special.
In 1997, Springer was awarded the Greater Los Angeles Press Club Award of Excellence. He also received a Newscast Reporter Emmy Award for his work on Mornings on 2 and Good Day LA.
Springer graduated in 1987 from Michigan State University with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications.
Stories from Dan Springer
The first store in Washington State to legally sell marijuana for recreational purposes is opening its doors today.
Dan Springer reported this morning from Seattle, where there's a growing controversy over a Catholic high school's firing of a vice principal who married his male partner. Springer noted that three Catholic school employees who lost their jobs over violations of the morals clause in their contracts, including principal Mark Zmuda
Could GPS cannons help put an end to high-speed police chases? The new technology allows a police officer to fire a dart-like device from the grill of his cruiser. All the officer needs to do is get close to a fleeing suspect before firing the rocket, which then sticks to the other car with super sticky glue.
A Seattle-area company, Planetary Resources, is looking to explore asteroids to see if gold, water and other resources can be mined.