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So, if you’re interested in the rest of the story, let’s take a look at the demanding job I took on… (For those who have read the previous posts on this topic, you already know that in 1970 I went from expecting to risk life … Continue reading
(Dear Reader – You may wish to read parts 1-4 in the Archives to the right before jumping into this story.) So there I was, having avoided military service in some clammy tent in Vietnam, or—worse still—as a forward observer … Continue reading
(For those of you who haven’t been following stories of my short-term military career in the 70’s, you may want to read the earlier postings to bring you up-to-date before tackling this one.) Now I’m sitting pretty with orders to … Continue reading
Note to Readers: It’s Veteran’s Day! These days we have a military of volunteers, brave women and men who choose to risk their lives for their country. But back during the Vietnam era, an army of draftees as well as … Continue reading
Okay, so here’s a secret…not everyone is cut out to be a soldier. Or, for that matter, a sailor, marine, or…well, you get the picture. That’s why we have an all-volunteer military. But that wasn’t always the case, and when I … Continue reading