Tag Archive: Vietnam Veterans

“Air Story” Out of Vietnam (Guest Blog)


“Air Story” Outside of Vietnam By Lawrence E. Pence – Colonel, USAF (Ret) For most servicemen who served in Vietnam, the Freedom Bird was that civil airliner which took them back to the… Continue reading

“Cherries” Named Best Audiobook of 2012


“Every book begins with Page ONE” PAGEONELIT.COM celebrates over 20 years online Pageonelit.com is a Writer’s Digest Top 101 writer site for 2009! #1 Google Search for Literary Newsletters on the Internet PageOneLit.com… Continue reading

War widow waited 35 years for phone call (guest blog)


By Harold Payne Last spring, Harold Payne was in the chair at Fred Fromm’s barbershop at 15th Street and Cornell Avenue in Springfield. Harold is a Vietnam veteran. Like many of those who… Continue reading

The American Pride Chevrolet


I COULDN’T EVEN GUESSTIMATE THE AMOUNT OF MAN HOURS THAT WENT INTO THIS PAINT JOB. For all of you veterans…Take a close look at the detail! May God Bless the USA , every… Continue reading

A Look at the Ho Chi Minh Trail – Today


Quite interesting travel log of mountain bikers who traveled the Ho Chi Minh trail through Laos with photos to show what the area looks like today. Click: http://www.laosgpsmap.com/ho-chi-minh-trail-laos/ If you enjoyed this article… Continue reading

Civilian Entertainers during the Vietnam War:


Entertaining Vietnam : Director: Mara Wallis | Producer: Richard E Recker Genre: Documentary | Produced In: 2003 | Story Teller’s Country: United States Tags: Vietnam, Asia, War, Conflict, Service Synopsis: Many of the… Continue reading

Vietnam War Casualties #2


After reviewing my last post and list of casualties, readers asked for additional information such as a breakdown by rank, female (military and civilian) and why the earlier grouping didn’t include Hispanics.  Thanks… Continue reading

Where is Richard’s ‘Veteran-Friendly’ Coffee Shop”?


Richard’s Coffee Shop Mooresville, NC. Small town USA at its best. Let’s go inside for a few moments. How does “smoke” get in your eyes when no one is smoking? Many vets have… Continue reading

What is a Vet?


                  Some Veterans bear signs of their service:  a missing limb, a jagged scar, a certain look in the eye. Others may carry the evidence… Continue reading

Casualty Lists of the Vietnam War


American Casualties by Age Groups: Age at Time of Death Recorded Casualties 17 12 18 3,103 19 8,283 20 14,095 21 9,705 22 4,798 23 3,495 24 2,650 25 2,018 26 1,414 27… Continue reading