Tag Archive: cherry soldier

Veteran’s Day Special Report from WGN-TV

Hey everyone, this is the story that appeared on WGN News on Veterans Day, 2015.   I traveled to Chicago in August and interviewed with Sarah – portions are included in this video.… Continue reading

A Lasting Memory of Vietnam (Guest Blog)

My friend, Duke Barrett is the author of  “The Wall of Broken Dreams” and had recently posted this story on one of the Facebook Veteran Groups. It is posted below with his permission… Continue reading

Suicide Mission (Guest blog)

Suicide Mission Ty Carter fought in Afghanistan and became a hero. Now he has one more enemy to fight: PTSD. BY YOCHI DREAZEN PORTRAITS BY IAN ALLEN  SPECIALIST TY CARTER LAY IN BED,… Continue reading

Ghost Warriors (Guest Blog)

Ghost Warriors by: TJ McGinley Tiger Force Recon 1/327/101st Abn. Div. Vietnam 1968-1969© Copyright 2009     This article originally appeared on the following website:  http://www.war-stories.com/ and is printed here with the permission of… Continue reading

Operation Dewey Canyon – Sappers Attack Marines on FSB Cunningham

By Michael R. Conroy – All photos were obtained on the internet and inserted into this article by John Podlaski. The mission of Operation Dewey Canyon was clear — disrupt and destroy enemy logistics in… Continue reading

The Story of the POW/MIA Flag

Newt Heisley, with the POW/MIA flag he designed. (Copyright Don Jones Photography) *Heisley planned to add color to the black-and-white image, but those ideas were dropped Article by Marc Leepson. You see it… Continue reading

Heroes of the Vietnam Generation

USMC Platoon Leader Vietnam By James Webb Personal pics of James Webb in Vietnam The rapidly disappearing cohort of Americans that endured the Great Depression and then fought World War II is receiving… Continue reading

Meaning of Coins Left on a Soldier’s Grave

You may have visited a cemetery before and may have seen a headstone with coins on it.  Do you know why?  This article descrives the meaning of placing a coin on the grave… Continue reading

The “Napalm” Girl

Another iconic picture from the Vietnam War. You might not know her name, but you’ve probably seen a photo of Kim Phuc – She is well-known as the terrified young girl in an iconic… Continue reading

Burial at Sea (Guest Blog)

This account is one of a kind.  A powerful one that touches your heart.  Tough duty back then – as it is now.  These are remembrances of a Casualty Notification Officer. BURIAL AT… Continue reading