Introduction This week’s story is a collection of memoirs and writings from a group of people who were involved in or affected by the Vietnam War, in some fashion. Many of the people are my personal friends and/or people I have become acquainted with through my writing. There are thousands of other […]
Many readers have submitted suggestions regarding future blog articles. One suggestion several have made is my recommended readings on the Vietnam War. Another is a compilation of my favorite photographs from the war. And still others have requested a compilation of my favorite fishing trips. At some point in the future I will post […]
The Sixties are forever on our mind We hear much about the cataclysmic events of the sixties, hardly a day goes by without the airing of a TV program depicting the chaotic events of those years. The War in Vietnam and the Civil Rights movement are fought and refought every […]
Joe has been very busy with activities involving the release of his latest book Three Wars. We hope to have several new blog stories in the next month or two, and possibly more guest writers as well. Thanks for supporting Joe’s writing and his website!
Recruited Allies Many American GI’s who served in Vietnam had contact of one kind or another with troops from South Korea, commonly referred to as the “ROKs”. The Republic of Korea, a staunch ally of the U.S., sent […]
Three Wars, the final book of The Kansas NCO trilogy has been released. It is now available on Kindle and will soon be available in paperback.
We are the authors of our own disasters. ~Latin proverb Over the years, mankind has been victimized by various disasters and unfortunate incidents, many of which have been self-inflicted. Some of these are rather humorous, while others, unfortunately, are not. We’ll look at a few of each. An Air Disaster Waiting […]
Introduction My life long best friend Jim past away a few years ago. All of us who knew him still miss him very much. In addition to being a good hearted person, Jim was also a […]
I recently had the privilege of attending the 12th Tactical Fighter Wing Association reunion in Tucson, Arizona. The 12th Tactical Fighter Wing (12th TFW) was the unit I served under during my tour of duty in Vietnam from January of 1970 to January of 1971. The reunion was managed very nicely, was well attended […]
New Stuff Like many others these days, I enjoy the benefits of high technology. Cell phones, computers, GPS, Smart TV’s and other technological marvels have all made my life easier, if not more frustrating at times. And although I use the […]