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Panic Attacks and Road Rage

July 28, 2010


Panic attacks are very scary things. They happen when you least expect them to even if you tried to prepare yourself for them. Panic attacks can be so strong that they take your breath away and give you the feeling that death is just seconds away. As I have said before, I attended classes to learn […]

Why did I make it home and Bill Didn’t

July 28, 2010


When I use the words him, his, men on this site I mean his/hers he/him/she and men/ women One of the effects of PTSD is the “Why did I make it home and not Bill”. Now Bill has over 58,000 different names. I just used Bill.  No one effect of PTSD is any worse than another. Each […]

VA Disability

July 18, 2010


The Veteran’s Affair’s disability Rating system has been a joke for many years. The program is sound but the execution is pathetic. First example: I have two friends. One was driving a jeep in Hawaii when it overturned and busted up his arm. When he left the service he put in for VA disability because he […]

Happy Birthday Uncle Ho

July 16, 2010


  On the 19th Of May 1890 a child was born in Central Vietnam. His name was Nguyen Sinh Cung.  Later because he had been arrested, jailed and then wanted over and over again he used the aliases of Nguyen Ai Quac and Nguyen Tat Thanh. One day a Chinese peasant died. This man was poor and had no known living […]

My Lai-Massacre March 16, 1968

July 3, 2010


The events that took place on March 16, 1968 effected not only the villagers of My Lai , the soldiers involved but every soldier that served after that day. I had begun to write about McNamara’s 100,000 but as I was doing my research I ran across a posting on the web that redirected my […]

The Caribou and Chinook: A Mid Air Collision

July 2, 2010


Chinook  I can’t remember the date of the incident. All I know is it was after May 1968 and before the end of October 1968 ( Thanks Bruce, the date was October 3rd)  over Camp Evans in the High I Corps. This is a true story as I remember it. I am sure that there  are others who may […]