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“Did you need anything else?”

She paused. Their meeting had not been productive, and she was frustrated. He was not the warmest person to begin with, and while she was pleased with his slow withdrawal from Vietnam, she was exhausted by just about everything else. 1,149 more words

A Conversation in the Woods

“I have cheated death before,” my uncle said to me.

He pulled what remained of the small piece of wood he had been chewing since we lit the campfire and spat a gob of spit to the ground before returning the wood back to the corner of his mouth.  1,809 more words


SGT Jim Welsh

Army, 1966-1969

Jim was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam era. He was a Battalion Heavy Equipment Operator and he also held the rank of Sergeant. 32 more words


Search and Destroy

Burning Vietcong Base Camp My Tho
“Search and Destroy, Seek and Destroy, or even simply S&D, refers to a military strategy that became a large component of the… 231 more words

Vietnam War

Huey Helicopter in the Poconos

COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — A Vietnam-era Huey Gun Ship helicopter arrived at the Pocono Mountain Municipal Airport in Coolbaugh Township earlier this week.

The historic helicopter has some war wounds, but the plan is to fully restore it in the Poconos. 339 more words


Diagnosed With Brain Cancer, Sen. John McCain Faces His Greatest Battle

John McCain has always lived for the fight. Now he’s facing his toughest battle.

The Arizona Republican senator has often seemed indestructible, despite the best efforts of his Vietnam War gaolers, an earlier bout with melanoma and a list of honorable political defeats. 1,746 more words