Today, I want to take a moment and honor a cousin of mine who was KIA during the Vietnam War at the age of 19. Gene was my mother’s first cousin and one of 14 kids. 384 more words
Topic #14: Read a book about war
Book: The Things They Carried, by Tim O’Brien
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (1990)
“They carried all they could bear, and then some, including a silent awe for the terrible power of the things they carried.” 1,122 more words
In my closet there are several plastic bins filled with photos, letters, and documents that are a record of my enlistment in the United States Air Force, and more importantly, a record of two tours in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam conflict. 422 more words
FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CBS4) – A special tribute to American veterans who served in the Vietnam War is taking shape in Fort Collins.
The city is hosting a traveling memorial wall at the Veterans Plaza of Northern Colorado that honors soldiers who died in the war. 134 more words