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 […]
The third book in The Kansas NCO trilogy will be out within the next few months. Three Wars is a prequel to the first two books, The Kansas NCO and Back To The World. The prologue opens up with our beloved characters Crucianelli, Redmond and Montrell back in Vietnam. The three, outside […]
Introduction Today’s guest writer is Arne Vainio, M.D. Arne is an enrolled member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe in Northern Minnesota and has been a family practicing physician for over 21 years. Arne is of […]