Jim Carmichael is a Marine who served a combat-heavy thirteen-month tour of duty in Vietnam in 1967-68. He survived the 1968 Tet Offensive and spent seventy-seven days at Khe Sanh. 488 more words
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Heather McCarthy and her family are close. They have their tough times, but always pull together.
Heather is the youngest of three siblings. She has a mother and two older brothers. 726 more words
In an autobiography written for his grandson’s edification, Tom Maxwell chronologically recreates his past in Grandfather’s Journal: A Grandson’s Journey into His Grandfather’s Life (WestBow Press, 140 pp., $28.95, hardcover; $11.95, paper; $3.99, Kindle). 311 more words
Once a year, on December 25, a darkness comes up from the earth into my life.
On December 24th, nineteen sixty-seven, a battalion landing team comprised of three infantry companies from Third Battalion First Marines, left the ship and landed in an area just north of the Qua Viet River. 369 more words
Fellow Vets/Association Members,
In mid-October I provided the Initial Notice for 31st Engineer Battalion 2017 Reunion which was a heads-up on our next reunion to be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 5-8 October 2017. 440 more words
Clara Bingham’s Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul (Random House, 656 pp., $30, hardcover; $14.99, Kindle) is neither a polemic nor an unquestioning ode. 445 more words