Soldier In the Hole

I would like to share a story that very much explains the situation that many veterans face.There is a soldier who is stuck in a hole and can’t get out. An NCO comes by and gives the soldier a shovel and tells him to dig himself out. The soldier tries, but on his own the […]

About Shadow Chaser

History: the term “Shadow Chaser” started In Vietnam for our group who were chasing the shadows in black pajamas across the borders from-to Vietnam, Loas and Cambodia. They became like shadows, unseen, but there, until we ran into them.Then we became shadow chasers, we were like ghosts intercepting and eliminating them in the jungles and […]

Red Flag Laws

Many states have already passed, and more are about to pass red flag laws. Presently the federal government is trying to pass a nationwide red flag bill. My state of Oregon has had one in effect for over a year with numerous abuses. No one was able to vote on the passing.These red flag laws […]

My Motivation

As a Vietnam veteran I remember the way we were treated upon returning stateside, the main reason I did multiple tours in country was to avoid stateside. All veterans bring back emotional scars of war, every generation. The closer to the heart the greater the scars.Unlike WWll and the Iraq/ Afghanistan vets (especially the gulf […]

Military Tribute

” War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling which thinks that nothing is worth war is much worse. The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is […]

Discharged Soldiers

Many veterans face problems upon return to civilian life after military service. Most extend military service at an early age before they had established their life skills and goals. Many had limited civilian employment experiences and limited world view.They left behind family and friends who were their support net and those supporters moved on with […]