One Fires, We All Fire Part 2

One Fires, We All Fire Part 2

Above, Hallimore (standing, 2nd from left) with buddies   In part one, Hallimore described search & destroy missions, “bunker-busters,” and life in the Vietnam Delta. One Fires, We All FirePart 2by John Hallimore Our armament would typically...
One Fires, We All Fire Part 1

One Fires, We All Fire Part 1

One Fires, We All FirePart 1by John Hallimore Veteran’s Creative Writing Workshop,5th meeting February 24th, 2016 Having grown up during the 50s and 60s, I enjoyed watching TV westerns. I had a pretty good idea of what the typical cowboy ambush involved. There is a...
A Daring Night Rescue in  North Vietnam

A Daring Night Rescue in North Vietnam

An excerpt from “Welcome Home, Brother: Memoirs of Vietnam War Veterans” by Michel Robertson.   Lt. Cdr. Grady L. Jackson, senior Bombardier/Navigator assigned to VA-75, an attack squadron of the US Navy known as the Sunday Punchers, arrived in Vietnam’s Tonkin Gulf...
Toni Casciato Remembered and Honored

Toni Casciato Remembered and Honored

Representatives of honoree organizations surround Toni’s portrait. From left, Frank Duckworth, American Legion; John Rogers, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Howard Thiele, Transylvania Honor Guard; and Jeff Miller, Blue Ridge Honor Flight   May 17, 2020, Toni Lee...