Tropic Lightning News Copies of the paper printed while the division was deployed in Vietnam. A few issues are unavailable but you can read what was printed while you were there. Thanks to the 25th [...]
The Broadway production "Baby it's You" opens April 27 and Vietnamsoldier is providing four pictures to be shown as the Shirelles song "Soldier Boy" is sung. The pictures are shown here. From Left: [...]
In September 2017 Ken Burns will release a 10 part series about our war in Vietnam that will use social media in conjunction with the showings and I plan to join in (uninvited) and discuss each showing and document my reactions to some of the topics.
We may not have been captured, but we were captive—restricted to a fire support base as our lives dragged along second by second. It was a year’s tour – 32,672,800 seconds with no place to go. Instead, we spent those seconds firing our howitzers at different times of day and from different places, never stopping for long. It was 24/7, relentless and mind numbing.