"I did vote, and I voted from Vietnam. Memory is a bit hazy. It was 1972. I think I had to fill out a form requesting an absentee ballot and mail it to my home state, which was Indiana. At some point, the ballot came, paper of course, along with…"
"I've been thinking about this since I saw your post. I was surprised at how difficult it is to put into words. For one thing, I was born here, and though I have lived abroad a little in my life, I am not well-traveled. I have little to compare…"
"I look forward to reading the story. I worked (on the other end of a radio link) with several FACs during my tour in Vietnam. Only rarely have I heard about things from their side of an operation. Whatever you learn will be worth it, I'm…"
I had a woman come up to me at a social gathering and tell me I was the only person she'd met at the party who could possibly have owned the truck with the Vietnam Veteran plates on it. Perhaps it was my age; she was about the same age…"
"The writer makes a good point. There was a lot to like about being in the military, even if I didn't join voluntarily at the time.
One thing I missed the most after I got out was how, when moving into a new unit or duty assignment, I would be…"
"Just wanted to say two things.
First, Claudia has done an excellent job of turning my text into coherent prose. Thank you, ma'am.
Second, it would be more accurate to say that at one time I had delusions of turning this text into a book. A…"
"I served in the Air Force from 30 June1969 to 17 September 1977. Tech School in Radio Ops at Keesler AFB, Mississippi. Got there from basic about 3 days before Hurricane Camille, my one and only hurricane. Then went to Altus AFB, Oklahoma for…"