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It’s Like Vietnam All Over Again.

My mother was just a little girl in 1940 when war engulfed the world. I have always been profoundly grateful to the men who answered the call during those terrible times. 1,112 more words

Don Shomette

Remembering My Dad: Son’s personal journey inspires others

Mario Ybarra Jr. never knew his father. PFC Mario Ybarra was killed as a result of a gunshot wound to the head on March 5, 1966 in the Quang Ngai Province of Vietnam. 448 more words

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Veterans Relieve Anxiety, Memories Through Poetry And Song

Vets relieve anxiety, memories through poetry and song

Warrior Arts Cafe in Chevy Chase holds first open mic session

by Peggy McEwan Staff writer

Richard Epstein of Silver Spring reads poems about his time in the Army stationed in Thailand at the Warrior Arts Cafe at Alfio’s La Trattoria in Chevy Chase on Dec. 411 more words


Vietnam Vet Talks Legacy, Remembers Fallen Daughter

By Dr. Michael McClung

I enlisted in the Marines on Mother’s Day 1964 and served until 1979. During deployments to Vietnam and Okinawa, I left my wife and two children and was away during the early years of our marriage. 743 more words

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More Vietnam, No. 2

  More Vietnam, No. 2:

“Turkey Reagan”



     Excuse us for living, but some stories, anecdotes, just have to be told! And my story of Turkey Reagan from my Vietnam service, 1970, is just one of many. 1,440 more words


Many Veterans Struggle To Find Mental Health Help

Many veterans struggle to find mental health help

By By CARSON GERBER – Kokomo Tribune

Silouan Green stared into the barrel of a loaded gun and contemplated ending it all — ending the pain, the hopelessness and the demons in his mind. 1,491 more words




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