On May 12, 2023, an event in Tyler, Texas hosted by CampV and the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized the service of 33 Vietnam War veterans. Each received the congressional commemorative lapel pin.
One could say that David’s military “career” started in the 3rd grade when he attended military school in souther California. The structure and discipline led him to service in the Army where he was a tank driver in the 2nd Calvary, standing guard along the German borders for the potential […]
For Sam Moyers, serving his country was never really a question of whether or not but when. His family history is rich with military service – his father survived 4 V-2 bombings in London and an uncle crashed off the coast of Vietnam. When his draft letter arrived after earning […]
Dennis enlisted in the Army when he realized his student deferment was no good. The recruiter looked at his paperwork – his educational background in Biology and Kinesiology stood out – so he stamped his documents and Dennis went to Combat Medic school. When Dennis went to Vietnam he served […]
Vietnam was a land far away – a distant thought in his mind before a draft notice on the mantel brought reality rushing to him. He frantically joined the Navy in hopes of being a pilot but fate and a disdain for motion lead him to military intelligence and the […]
In college, a young Keith Sime fell in love. But not with a woman, instead with the allure of Naval aviation. After graduating Naval ROTC at Oregon State University, he joined the Marine Corps for a quicker transition into the pilot training pipeline. His first deployments were in electronic countermeasure […]