Initially, I created this wesite to introduce my book – “Cherries” – which was published in April, 2010. However, since then, it has become a collection of articles, pages, and videos relating to… Continue reading
Cherries – A Vietnam War novel as seen through the eyes of an eighteen year old “virgin” Infantry Soldier. He is afraid, naive and innocent upon his arrival, and must learn the ropes quickly to survive. After coming under enemy fire and witnessing death firsthand, his mind-numbing journey will begin; his knowledge, experience and confidence will grow, he is still afraid of dying, and months later completes the transition to battle-hardened veteran.
I was a featured guest last night on an internet TV show hosted by the North Carolina Vietnam Veterans Association. Mr. Bill Dixon and Mr. Bob Matthews host the show, “Lessons of Vietnam” and… Continue reading
Let me preface this article by saying that this a family event with static displays, special speakers, food and entertainment. The reenactments are performed by skilled groups who want to tell the Vietnam… Continue reading
By Sp4 Chuck Colgan / John Podlaski A husky, blonde haired soldier rises from his air mattress, quickly shedding his nightly cocoon, a damp, green camouflaged poncho liner, from around his body. He… Continue reading