Book Review

A long time ago, I included a Goodreads widget to highlight books, fiction and non, about the Vietnam War and realized that I had not read any. Oops. So, here are my reviews of three books. A fantastic read and a must-read. I was drawn into the book and read every word. Published in 1977, … More Book Review

John McCain, 1936-2018

John McCain (front right) with his squadron, 1965 By US Navy – Library of Congress To an uncommon hero, whose elevated spirit helped him to endure five and half years of captivity as a Prisoner of War in Vietnam. To an officer and a gentleman, who did not see himself fighting a battle alone, but … More John McCain, 1936-2018

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