Today, on Vietnam Veterans Day, I’m thinking of my late older brother Eddie Davis (seen in the below photo), who served in Chu Lai, South Vietnam in 1968-1969.
I served on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk on “Yankee Station” off the coast of North Vietnam in 1970-1971.
Vietnam Veterans Day is annually observed on March 29. It commemorates the hardships suffered and sacrifices made by nine million Americans during the Vietnam War. However, the holiday does not only honor the former soldiers but also their families who supported them before and after the war.
I salute all Vietnam Veterans.
Back in 2017, I wrote a piece on the Vietnam War for the Washington Times.
You can read my Washington Times piece via the below link or the below text:
South Vietnam fell to the Communist North in 1975, but the war is in the news again due to Mark Bowden's book, Hue 1968" and the Ken Burns PBS series "The Vietnam War."
As only a very small percentage of Vietnam veterans joined the Vietnam Veterans Against the War, this selected roster of talking heads appears to have been calculated to stack the deck in favor of the anti-war narrative.