Ohio, probably like many other states, will honor Vietnam Veterans this week. This coincides with the 40th anniversary of the end of American involvement in the Vietnam War.
The festivities will include "The Wall that Heals" from Washington, D.C., panel discussions, special ceremonies and more. The goal of the four days is this: To finally (and properly) welcome Vietnam Veterans home and thank them for their…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on March 26, 2013 at 11:34am — No Comments
Did you know that there is a National Museum of the United States Army being built as we speak? With a tagline like "Built on Soldiers' Stories" you know I am…Continue
Added by Claudia Bartow on March 19, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
Ok, here goes.. While in Danang at ASP#1( ammunition supply point) in '71. We were moving artillery shells around to get the oldest out in front for first pickup. I was spotting for the forklift driver and he came roaring in(he had 8-9 months there) and knew what he was doing. His brakes gave out and he threw it reverse and I jumped out of the way. My rt. leg went up when I jumped and the blade of the forklift hit my shin and pined against a pallet of 155-mm shells. Needless to say, my…Continue
Added by Jeff Wenum on March 10, 2013 at 7:24pm — No Comments