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Vietnam Revisited by Patrick O'Regan

The title of Vietnam Revisited: A Memoir of the Vietnam War (CreateSpace, 298 pp., $12.08, paper) tells the story: Patrick O’Regan reflects on journal entries he made as an infantryman in 1969-70. 785 more words


April 19, 2016

Dear Sgt Shaft
I am reaching out to you and see if you could help me out or steer me in the right direction. Okay, here I go, I started a compensation claim on January 2014. 867 more words

Sgt. Shaft

Welome Home

March 30 was “Welcome Home”day for Vietnam Veterans.

I’ve been thinking about this for a few days now, and I’d like to share some thoughts and contributions from those who were affected by this war, me and my family included. 2,911 more words


Two significant events took place at the County Courthouse facilities on Monday, March 28, 2016. For me, the more significant event took place at 11:00 a.m.   658 more words

Allegany County Government


“….Our team was targeted after we got out of the firefight.  We cautiously threaded our way through the hills and jungle, then one of us would drop, and the world would change.  382 more words

Combat Veterans

When We Wore the Uniform edited by Barry Hugh Yeakle

For years, a bunch of former Marines calling themselves the Leatherneck Coffee Club sat down together in Northern Indiana, drank coffee, and swapped stories about their active duty days. 376 more words


Vietnam Vets Feel More Welcome

OLD FORGE — Five years ago, a national holiday began to give Vietnam veterans credit that many believe they should have gotten back then.

Duryea native Walter Popish was only 18 when he shipped off to South Vietnam with the Marine Corps. 244 more words