Memorial Day

A letter my dad wrote to a sibling of a fallen soldier, Maurice. Thanks for being so understanding when I called. My intent was not to bring up past tragedies but to let you know that there is someone else that shares your great loss. That night has haunted me for the past 22 years. … More Memorial Day

Say hi to all

Dear Mom & Dad, Today we have been searching villages, we walk thru them and then turn around and go right thru them again and don’t think that don’t get tiresome. Well with a little luck I might be able to go into An Khe tonight and get ready to go on R&R. Received 2 … More Say hi to all

Instant Sergeant

Dear Mom and Dad Yesterday I sent you a copy of my five orders. I had just received them, now your little baby is a sergeant in the U.S. Army. I was sure glad to make it. Since I’ve been here I’ve received an Air Medal for making so many combat assaults, a Combat Infantry … More Instant Sergeant