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Vietnam POW Lt. Col Donald ‘Digger’ Odell (USAF Ret) dies at 86

| October 25, 2020 | 17 Comments
Vietnam POW Lt. Col Donald ‘Digger’ Odell (USAF Ret) dies at 86

The KoB sent in the sad news that we’ve lost another Vietnam POW. Lieutenant Colonel Donald “Digger” Odell has passed away at the age of 86. He’d enlisted in the Air Force in 1952 and became an aviation cadet, earning his commission three years later and becoming a pilot. After flight training he served as […]

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Valor Friday

| October 23, 2020 | 6 Comments
Valor Friday

Continuing our series on valorous men of God… Charles Liteky was a Roman Catholic priest when he entered the US Army at age 35 in 1966 as a chaplain. Perhaps inspired by his father’s service, he enlisted right around the time of his dad’s death. His father, also Charles Liteky, had served with the US […]

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Vietnam – The Marines at Khe Sanh 1968

| October 17, 2020 | 11 Comments
Vietnam – The Marines at Khe Sanh 1968

The 2nd link below is to a video regarding the 1968 Battle for Khe Sanh, a USMC base built in the northern highlands of Vietnam.  The video is narrated and is restored color, transferred to video. The attack on the Khe Sanh base came ahead of the Tet Offensive, starting on 21 January 1968 and […]

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Women In Vietnam

| October 17, 2020 | 17 Comments
Women In Vietnam

This is a 3-part pdf of the history of the history of American servicewomen in Vietnam: the WACs, WAFs, WAVES, and WMs.  It’s a pdf, which does not let me copy text to this blog.  But there are plenty of photos, and please note that not all the gals were nurses. Most of the Navy […]

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Donald Eugene Lee – Phony Vietnam Vet Back on the Radar

| October 14, 2020 | 79 Comments
Donald Eugene Lee – Phony Vietnam Vet Back on the Radar

A while back, Jonn Lilyea wrote about Donald Eugene Lee, a phony Vietnam veteran. Lee did serve during the Vietnam War, so can say he was a “Vietnam Times” soldier, but his bling and claims went beyond that.  It’s clear that he promoted himself as being in the Viet of the Nam.  The original case […]

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Jane Fonda, keepin’ it classy

| October 8, 2020 | 103 Comments
Jane Fonda, keepin’ it classy

Screeching harpy ‘Hanoi’ Jane Fonda, the radical leftist, communist sympathizing, enemy propagandist, has come out to say that COVID is “God’s gift to the left” as it might help defeat Trump. Actress Jane Fonda called coronavirus “God’s gift to the left” because it allowed Americans to see President Trump isn’t helping the working class. The […]

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Valor Friday

| August 21, 2020 | 10 Comments
Valor Friday

Today I’ll be discussing two men whose heroism was performed in the face of fire, quite literally. Word comes to us this week that the heroism and sacrifice of our first subject is coming to the movie screen. Military.com reports that Red Erwin’s grandsons are bringing the story to life. Henry “Red” Erwin was just […]

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SEAL team reunites for first time after years of secrecy 

| July 19, 2020 | 19 Comments
SEAL team reunites for first time after years of secrecy 

On Sunday, a group of Vietnam veterans were together for the first time since they shared a tragic night together in 1972 in the Gulf of Tonkin. For decades, they weren’t allowed to talk about the incident – not even to each other. During the 23rd Annual Military Gala & Banquet at the Chateau on […]

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