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Dust

Tay Ninh’s weather was said to be two seasons, wet (monsoon) and dry; for us the seasons were mud and dust. They split the year fairly evenly and change was gradual during both transitions. Mud [...]

By | 2017-02-09T09:25:45+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Assorted Stuff, Soldier Stories|Comments Off on Dust

Dear Mom

Randy Barnes worked (MOS) as a Combat Medic in an automatic weapons group that operated dusters and quad-50's, assigned to the 25th Infantry Division. Randy died 12/2/2006. Before his wife died 1/11/2011 she asked that [...]

By | 2017-01-30T08:17:23+00:00 February 28th, 2011|Letters Home|Comments Off on Dear Mom

Audio Letter #1

This MPG file is nearly 50 MB, runs 60 minutes and takes my computer about 25 seconds to load it. Randy's letters home (the ones I inherited) began in early November 1968, this audio was [...]

By | 2017-01-30T08:18:49+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Letters Home|Comments Off on Audio Letter #1

Audio Letter #2

This audio tape is 10MB and runs 22 minutes in which Randy describes "Vietnam" for his family. It takes about 15 seconds to load on my computer. Randy recorded this before Christmas 1968, early in [...]

By | 2017-01-30T08:21:30+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Letters Home|Comments Off on Audio Letter #2

Dear John Letter #1 January 15,1969

Dear Randy, 1/15/69 Got your letter and picture. You have lost weight! Yes, your letter was very descriptive. Paul called last week (Wed. nite) and said he was coming in Thur. So fine. We were [...]

By | 2017-03-18T10:56:27+00:00 February 22nd, 2011|Letters Home|Comments Off on Dear John Letter #1 January 15,1969

Dear John Letter #2 February 19,1969

Dear Randy Monday I have been thinking about you and how to write this letter ever since I got your letter. I really couldn't believe that you thought I was being cruel because that was [...]

By | 2017-01-23T16:38:28+00:00 February 22nd, 2011|Letters Home|Comments Off on Dear John Letter #2 February 19,1969

Dear John Letter #3 May 22, 1969

Dear Randy, 5/22/69 How is everything in Vietnam? Swinging, I suppose. I'm getting ready to move (2 weeks to be exact - June 7) and I've got your uniform and 2 sweaters. Would you like [...]

By | 2017-01-23T16:39:26+00:00 February 22nd, 2011|Letters Home|Comments Off on Dear John Letter #3 May 22, 1969