Thinking about Viet Nam.

There is not a day that goes by that I don’t think about Viet Nam, many, many times. Seeing the first dead Marines, the first wounded Marines, ┬áthe smell of the body bags lined up by the runway at Danang , seeing a Marine get shot in the head right in front of you, loading…

Well, finally settling in.

Moved July 17 from Cove Creek, Stevensville, Md to Centreville, Md. We loved 15 wonderful years we spent in Cove Cheek, but had to get place on one level and downsize. Developed many great friendships at Cave Creek.

Memorial Day, part 2

The older you get, the harder it is to deal with Memorial Day, especially for combat vets. We spend more time thinking about why did something happen to the guy next to you and not you. And what would have happened if I had done this instead of that. Life and the world works in…

Memorial Day, 2015

Think about those that have gone to war and not returned. And think about the responsibility of those that send us to war. Just walk along the Viet Nam Memorial.

Viet Nam reunion, 2015

  Great to see the guys who were there and talk about what they went thru and what they have accomplished. They are amazing, as are their spouses. They all deserved medals and a better return home. And all, while appearing unaffected on the surface, carry deep hidden scars from the tour of duty and…

Think about this!

In case you haven’t been paying attention these past few decades after you returned from Vietnam , the clock has been ticking. The following are some statistics that are at once depressing yet in a larger sense should give you a HUGE SENSE OF PRIDE. “Of the 2,709,918 Americans who served in Vietnam , Less…