Vietnam War Story “When Can I Stop Running?” is now Available


Hi Everybody! Here we are, a little more than six years since publishing my first book, “Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel” –  a well-received addition to the many Vietnam War novels out there.  On… Continue reading

Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel’s Website Surpasses One-Million Hits


Time to Celebrate! Six years ago, I created this website to promote my new book and offer readers a place to voice their opinion and ask questions.  Since then, I’ve added posts, pictures, videos, music… Continue reading

12 Random Questions and Answers about The Vietnam War


When was the Vietnam War? The commonly accepted dates for the Vietnam conflict are 1954 to 1975. Most of the military fighting occurred between 1957 and 1973. Because Congress never officially passed a… Continue reading

The “Real” Great Escape of WWII


Many of us baby boomers saw this movie while coming of age and thought it was the greatest of all time.  Even today, we’ll watch it again for the umpteenth time.  Why are… Continue reading

VA Disability Claim Myths – 12 Facts You Need to Know About Filing a VA Disability Claim


This article originally posted on “The Military Wallet” on Aug. 2, 2016 by Ryan Guina. I thought the information provided within this article is important and wanted to share it with my readers.  I’m… Continue reading

When Can I Stop Running? – Sample Chapters


I’ve added the preface and first two chapters of my new book for your reading pleasure.  Caution:  Explicit language. The following material is copyright protected and can not be copied or used elsewhere… Continue reading

What is a Vietnam Veteran? (Guest Blog)


Originally posted on Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel:
A friend, Steve Lepley, posted this onto a FB fan page that I frequent.  It is copyrighted 1996 by Dan Mouer, All Rights Reserved.…

52 Vets Recount Incidents Not Funny at the Time, but laughable Today!


Originally posted on Cherries – A Vietnam War Novel:
Several weeks ago, I posted the following statement on my Facebook timeline:  “Recount an incident from your days in the service that wasn’t funny…

Who Were All the Players During The Vietnam War?


Support to South Vietnam The war in Vietnam was a much larger event than most people realized.  For starters, forty nations provided assistance to South Vietnam ranging from economic and technical assistance to… Continue reading

What Was It Like To Hump The Boonies in Vietnam?


This has turned out to be longer then I expected, but I think it’s all good and you’ll like it… Today, I want to focus on the American “straight leg” infantryman during the… Continue reading

29 Sad, lonely & Tough Images from the Vietnam War


War dominated 30 years of Vietnam’s history last century. The struggle that began with communists fighting French colonial power in the 1940s did not end until they seized Saigon and control of the… Continue reading