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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - FLASHBACK

FLASHBACK

How the fuck could I be so stupid?  What the hell was I thinking?  An angry barrage of self-criticisms roared through my mind, as I hid in the shadow searching for a way out of the situation. 174 more words

Opinion

Keith's Korner: Purple Heart recipient talks Vietnam

WEST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– After the Vietnam War, returning veterans, more often than not, did not return to a hero’s welcome. But, make no mistake they were heroes. 404 more words

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EXCERPT FROM "HEIRS OF HONOR" - LAOS - THE ORPHANAGE

For as long as I can remember, I always wanted to be a soldier.  I wanted to prove myself in battle   This is how my greatest test began…. 81 more words

Opinion

PBS NewsHour: U.S. veteran leads clean-up of Vietnam War's lethal remnants

My good friend Chuck Searcy. A true hero and patriot.

Please check out the work he and the Project Renew crew are doing and help out as a way to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the end of the American conflict in SE Asia, 83 more words

Vietnam

Discovery

The Flag is the notion of Discovery in our History books  and on merchant ships as identity. In the past it was a condition of conquer and ownership, today, counterfeiters use it as a symbol of their location. 693 more words

Afghanistan Veterans

The Wall brings reflection to student decades after Vietnam War

In October of 2014, a group of students from Bethesda Chevy-Chase (B-CC) High School made a visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. During their visit, they learned about the impact of war, listened to veteran’s stories, and created poems surrounding their feelings about the memorial. 431 more words

Vietnam War

Semper Fidelis...not just some latin words

I write this in response to Salon magazine’s call for Americans to stop honoring men in uniform since America hasn’t really fought a war for freedom in seventy years. 289 more words

Defense/Military Affairs