Tag: The Vietnam War

On this special Memorial Day edition of the Dave Carter Show, the host takes us back to his days of driving a military show truck to special events across the country. A veteran himself, Dave tells about his final event in the show truck, during which he accompanied the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall to a small town in southeast Texas. Written from the perspective of that memorial, Dave tells the stories of the men and women who gave their lives for our country, and of the comrades, family, and friends they left behind. Please take about 10 minutes, and listen to this moving account.

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I recently watched the Ken Burns documentary Vietnam. I went in expecting to see a leftist slant on the history of the Vietnam War and that was pretty much what I got. Ken Burns is a product of his culture and Vietnam is the the pivotal event on which many worldviews were defined. I wouldn’t […]

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Starting on 10 May 1969, American soldiers, light infantry, fought for ten days to seize a hill in Vietnam. The fighting was so brutal that it quickly was named Hamburger Hill, as it was like advancing into a meat grinder. VFW Magazine has an article commemorating the battle, and the Washington Post actually has a […]

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Greetings, Ricochet! I wanted to remember Fr.-Lt. Vincent R. Capodanno, Jr [M.M./Chaplain USN; MOH] today on the 61st anniversary of his death at Khe Son  And invite you to check out a new biography, as well as an old favorite, in paperback or on Kindle. In these uncertain and contentious days, his oft-repeated advice to […]

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