Clinic in Quang Tri where Jack has beendonating money for years. This was thefirst time he visited in person. February 17, 2015
I returned to Vietnam 45 years after having fought there all of 1969. Job description, infantry 0341, mortarman, nickname, Monk. My first four months I was stationed on hill # 190 northwest of Da Nang approximately 15 miles. Our location was the base of a mountain ridge that divided Elephant Valley and Happy Valley. The Song Cu De River was over our northern most operating area, some two miles from our base. We also manned Namo bridge, the northern bridge on route 1 in and out of Da Nang.
Our unit, Delta Co. 1st BN 26th Marine Regiment, was in such a position as to be the 1st line of defense from attacks from north and west of Da Nang... Read More