To my fellow Veterans!

Memorial Day does strange things to my emotions. I spend most of the day on an emotional roller-coaster. I feel sad one moment and just a minute later I am one proud SOB. It's the memories, you see! It's the thoughts of my comrades; those whom I personally served with, so long ago. They just …

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A Passing Thing, Sad to Say!

Oh, LOOK! Over there! What  strange group of people! Look at them, such a strange and mixed bag of Humanity. They're just standing there, staring at that old memorial with the nasty soldier statue. How strange!   Oh look, they removed their hats, and placed their hands over their Hearts. And now they are repeating …

Vietnam, Memories and Tears!

Damn! I've done it again! Another damned tear has leaked from my eye and run down my wrinkled cheek. It doesn't happen often, just whenever the rest of the world makes me remember! Making me remember dead friends and relatives from the days of my youth Oh, I served, but I never was In Country! Even the Asshole, …

An Old Patriots Memories of Lost Friends

A remembrance of VietNam veterans. My lost Friends. I wrote the attached article years ago, out of frustration and anger, more than any thing else. I had just had an argument with a friend over Vietnam and it had turned into a conflict between someone with personal scars and someone who not only had no …

A Veterans Lament – You only Love us when you Need us!

A Veterans Lament! I know, the title is a little harsh. But, sadly it a truth, and it is one that many people have a hard time accepting. I served my country during the Vietnam War Era, and I promise, I will not go into how the media besmirched all of us veterans to the …