Category: War Related Stories

Women of War; Women of Courage….

This article touches on the role that female warriors have played throughout history, culminating with the United States War in Vietnam, and a brief discussion on women in today’s military. The article covers some of the more noted women of battle over the centuries and goes over some specific accounts of female fighters during the […]

Soldiers of God…

“Some people regard the meek man as one who will not put up a fight for anything but will let others run over him… In fact from human experience we know that to accomplish anything good a person must make an effort; and making an effort is putting up a fight against the obstacles.”   ~Father […]

Veterans Day

As we approach Veteran’s Day, 2017, I am in remembrance of events from Veteran’s Days past. As a Vietnam War Veteran, author and public speaker, I have been honored to address many different groups on and around Veteran’s Day each year. This year on Veteran’s Day I will be signing books at the Veteran’s Art […]

Apollo 13

I served in Vietnam from January of 1970 to January of 1971. My service was during the latter stages of the U.S. involvement in the war and it would be inaccurate to say that things were going well. For various reasons the U.S. public had soured on the war and President Richard Nixon’s program of […]

Lt. General Hal Moore, R.I.P.

“There’s never been a noble war except in the history books and propaganda movies. It’s a bloody, dirty, cruel, costly mistake in almost every case, as it was in this war that would end so badly. But the young soldiers can be and often are noble, selfless, and honorable. They don’t fight for a flag […]

The Return….

Introduction by JoAnn Forrester Vietnam! Vietnam, the war of the Baby Boomer generation has left a multitude of raw scars on our national conscience.  A war, where 9.2 million American men and women served through-out the world during an eleven year period (Jan. 1, 1965 – March 28, 1973),  as warriors and peace keepers.   Of […]