I never intended to be a soldier, much less lead a Special Operations Team, fighting for my survival in a war. I had just graduated from college, landed a great job and rented an upscale apartment. But I was one of those unfortunate souls, who was swept up in the Draft, and like 1000s of others,
I found myself, on a PanAm Military flight heading for the jungles of Vietnam.
Nothing could have prepared me for the events that I participated in, and witnessed.
Reality as I knew it, did not exist!
This story unmasks the profound truth of what it was like for an average American, caught in the draft in 1966 and sent to Vietnam.
If you’re interested in what it’s like to go to war, this story is beyond anything you thought you ever knew.
The reality defies all imagination!
As the leader of a Special Ops team, I learned the hard way that the Vietnam War was built on lies and deceit. We had as much to fear from the hardened American units, as we did from the enemy.
I was one of the more fortunate ones who returned alive, but every soldier has been wounded. I was awarded 3 medals for bravery, and meritorious service awards, but PTSD, regret and guilt followed me home.
When I returned from Vietnam, I recounted these the bazaar stories: the humor and absurdity of basic training and combat. My friends and family members, were both intrigued and in awe of the insanity of it all. And it was then, that I put my thoughts on paper, and my passion for writing had begun…...
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