Tag Archive: jungle warfare

The Final Toast

They once were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States .. There were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, when they carried out one of the most… Continue reading

Dazed and Confused (Guest Blog)

I’d like to introduce my guest writer, Jim Cain, who wrote this narrative some years ago and finding it quite cathartic.  He was drafted in 1969 and served in Vietnam from 1/70 through 12/70… Continue reading

Memories of my visit at the 24th Evac Hospital

Let me introduce my guest blogger, Norm McDonald.  He is a grandpa, great grandpa, an old soldier, old railroad worker…and even did a little bricklaying once.  He last worked as a Medical Technologist and retired… Continue reading

10 things every Veteran should know about Agent Orange

1. Agent Orange was a herbicide and defoliant used in Vietnam Agent Orange was a blend of tactical herbicides the U.S. military sprayed from 1962 to 1971 during the Vietnam War to remove… Continue reading

Rescue in Laos

Let me introduce Capt. Gary L. Bain USMC (Ret) who is the author of this guest article.  He joined the United States Marine Corps. Attended boot camp at Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit… Continue reading

Special Services in Vietnam

Thanks to Rich Morawa and Joseph Welsh “First with the Most” FIRST LOGISTICAL COMMAND MAGAZINE . I’ve copied several pages from the magazine that I thought would be of equal interest to all… Continue reading

Military Bases in Vietnam 1963 – 1975 (REVISED)

Revision 1: This posting is a revision for the one written below.  It appears that the person responsible for creating this page, Ray Smith, stopped updating it in 2007.  However, my friend, Ray… Continue reading

Musings from Vietnam (Guest blog)

Let me introduce Joseph Welsh.  He served in Vietnam 1967- 68 and was stationed at The 8th Radio Research Field Station, (Trai Bac Station) located on Highway 1, Phu Bai, Vietnam (Republic Of).  They were… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Day 1970 / In-Country R&R 1971

I’d like to introduce Mr. Norm McDonald and also thank him for contributing these two memories of Vietnam.  Most of his time in Vietnam was spent with the 5/7 Cav. 1970 – 1971,… Continue reading

Balls of Fire (Guest Blog)

I’d like to introduce former U. S. Air Force pilot Captain George E. Nolly.  Thank you for contributing this article – a very interesting story by an excellent writer.  It was originally published… Continue reading