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" What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?"

Posted by Commander Bob , 01 December 2013 · 1314 views

" What Did You Do In The War, Daddy?" Like many combat soldiers, I either said nothing or briefly told family and friends the canned details of my war experiences for over four decades.  
 
  For those interested,  "I'll keep it short, sweet and to the point"...
 
One Sunday morning in February, 1968, when I was eighteen years old, and serving in a...


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Here We Go Again...

Posted by Commander Bob , 16 October 2009 · 2257 views

When I was eighteen years old, one Sunday morning, just after Tet, 1968, while serving in a light weapons infantry line unit, as my Company Commander's RTO, I was required to enter a mine field to render aid to the wounded, comfort the dying, and retrieve the dead. Enemy incoming fire was reported. I was severely wounded after the 4th...





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