19 DEC 70... With our sincere wishes for a Joyous Christmas and a Happy New Year, The President and Mrs. Nixon.
  26 DEC 70... The President has asked that I send the enclosed letter to each of you who have a loved one captured or missing in action in Southeast Asia. JAMES D. HUGHES, Brigadier General, United States Air Force... Military Assistant to the President.
  24 DEC 71... During this holiday season, I want to reaffirm my deep, personal commitment to securing the release of the men held prisoner and resolving the status of those who are missing.
  19 APR 73... The joy the American people feel on the return of our Prisoners of War is tempered by the knowledge that your son, Captain Peter Matthes, is not among those who have returned.
  6 MAY 73... I still feel there are men alive over there, and we shouldn't forsake them. Time is running out.
  2 MAY 73... Although this reply is belated, I want to assure you that the United States Government is doing everything in its power to insure that all parties scrupulously implement the Agreement signed in Paris on January 27, 1973.
  25 JUL 78... Termination of MIA Status.
  11 AUG 78... I want to assure you that our Nation will forever be gratefull for the sacrifice Major Peter R. Matthes made in the cause of peace and freedom.
  4 OCT 78... President Jimmy Carter honors the memory of Peter R. Matthes.
  15 DEC 83... The frustration of not knowing the fate of our men still missing haunts us all.
  11 DEC 84... The year brought some progress, but painfully slow.
  Christmas 1985... We have seen further progress this year with the return of fifty men.
  Christmas 1986... We will continue to pursue all reasonable avenues to obtain the answers you deserve.
  Christmas 1987... Our unremitting search for answers is continuing.
  Christmas 1988... President-elect Bush has expressed his solid determination to carry on the priority effort we have established.
  On August 2, 1999, Mr. Heath Love emails President Clinton requesting information on Air Force Major Peter R. Matthes and what the government is doing to follow up on information provided by the late Russian General Dmitrii Volkogonov concerning a KGB plan to move American POWs to the Soviet Union.