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Gary G. Evans

February 20, 2010


   Gary Evan’s Sister, Sue Ernst, remembers Gary this way: A Soldier’s Story :  A Tribute To One Loved So Dear Gary Our Beloved Son Whom God Carried home, Oh My How Our Hearts Ached Feeling Lost And All Alone, Until We Heard From Those Lives He Had Touched, Giving Us Peace Hearing From Those Whom […]

Mission Number 6

February 14, 2010


To read about this mission go to My year in Vietnam by Patrick Bieneman  

John A. Jelich

February 7, 2010


   John A. Jelich was a scout Pilot in Charlie Troop. After completion of his tour of duty he went back to the States. John served a second tour of duty, this time as a Scout Pilot with Delta Company 299th Assault Helicopter Battalion. It is on this tour that he was shot down. John was […]

John C. Hansen

February 5, 2010


For those who look at the “Wall”, John Hansen is just a name among 58,000+.  John Hansen was a real live human-being. He was my first love. I was just a skinny 14-year-old girl wearing pig-tails and had a big nose as my face was pretty thin. He was my field boss one summer when […]

Gary L McKiddy

February 4, 2010


Gary L. McKiddy was a member of a three-man Scout Team. The pilot was Tommy Whiddon and the co-pilot was James Skaggs. When his helicopter was shot down, Gary was thrown free. He ran back to the Helicopter and pulled the Co-Pilot free and took him to safety. Gary then returned to the helicopter to free […]

Mission Number 1 – Ashau Valley

February 3, 2010


 To read about the Ashau Valley go to My year in Vietnam by Patrick Bieneman.                                                            

John B. Waller

February 2, 2010


   From a letter on a website about John ( I extracted the following about John. “It is through the enrichment of John’s acquaintance that we are all that much stronger. I of course tell stories about John and I in scouts and on Prince Street. We all have a good laugh and think of him […]