Monthly Archives: April 2010

Touchdown!!! And the crowd goes wild!!!

The big bird got in to Saigon at 10:05 PM, Thursday, local time.  My home is in the Eastern Time Zone which is 11 hours ahead of Saigon time.  My heart was racing, in a good way, as I cleared … Continue reading

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… and so it begins…

It is 3:00 AM, Wednesday, 28APR2010.  I am ready to leave for the airport to fly to Viet Nam.  My heart is overwhelmed with the prospect of visiting my personal heaven and hell.  I am anxious to see the “Old … Continue reading

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1 Day and a Wake-Up…

It is Monday and I do not think I will sleep again until I am on the plane, Wednesday.  I got a call, yesterday, from SFC Jimmy Booth.  Jimmy was my mentor, platoon sergeant, team leader and one of the … Continue reading

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Viet Nam… Going home.

I was born in Jersey but grew up in Viet Nam.  On April 28, I will be going home for a month.  I will be seeing some people who served with me, taught me, befriended me and in general, kept … Continue reading

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Here we go…

This is the inauguration of, yet another, blog.  If you have any ideas for topics, comments or just plain threats, feel free.  Just be aware that I will hunt you down and do serious damage to your calm if you … Continue reading

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