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

A Special Breed of Soldier

There was no more welcomed sound to a wounded soldier in Vietnam than the whop-whop-whop of the “dustoff Huey” coming to get them out of hell. Anyone that has ever flown in a Dustoff… Continue reading

Who was the youngest U.S. soldier killed in the Vietnam War

How many of you knew that the youngest American Soldier to be killed during the Vietnam War was only 15 yrs. old?  The minimum age for enlistment was 17 years-old with parental consent. Pfc.… Continue reading

‘Hanoi Hannah,’ Whose Broadcasts Taunted And Entertained American GIs, Dies

Trinh Thi Ngo was ‘Hanoi Hannah,’ a propaganda broadcaster who died in Vietnam on Friday, September 30, 2016. One of North Vietnam’s most recognizable wartime voices fell silent last Friday, when former radio… Continue reading

No Peace – Guest Post

I am certain that every one of us is mentioned herein…just not by name.  I’m publishing this short but powerful piece with the permission of the author, Jimmy Fox, 1st Cav ’67-’68. No Peace… Continue reading

Nurses During the Vietnam War

One of my goals was to put together an article featuring nurses in Vietnam.  I’m certain that any soldier who spent time in the hospital there has fond memories of those brave women… Continue reading

Former Vietnam War POW Lt. Col. Odell Tells about the First Hours after his Capture

Air Force Lt. Col. Donald “Digger” Odell, a fighter pilot from Harrison Township was shot down during the Vietnam War and remained a Prisoner of War for five a half years. Shared here to… Continue reading

A Vietnam War Hero: Charles S. Kettles

Profiles in Courage: Charles S. Kettles During the early morning hours of May 15, 1967, personnel of the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, were ambushed in the Song Tra Cau riverbed near the… Continue reading

Operation Starlite: First Battle in Vietnam War

This article is dedicated to my Vietnam Brother, Del Ligon, who insisted that I write something about the Marines and the first real battle of the Vietnam War.  Okay, brother…here it is! Date: … 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