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51 years ago I left Viet Nam #15012023 07/01/20
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If you were alive then the loud sound you herd was our plan lifting off at Cam Ron Bay.

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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012036 07/01/20
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Thank you.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012046 07/01/20
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Congratulations, that was a good feeling, wasn't it?
Not so much, after arrival, running the gauntlet of hysterical hippies screaming hate as you left the gate at Travis AFB though.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012057 07/01/20
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Funny, 30+ years ago I worked for NCOs that had spent time there who were nearing the end of their careers.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012062 07/01/20
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Welcome home.


He spoke in tears of 15 years his dog and him traveled about. The dog up and died. She up and died....After 20 years he still grieves.
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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012064 07/01/20
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Thanks. Hatched just before that in May...


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012109 07/01/20
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Originally Posted by gahuntertom
If you were alive then the loud sound you herd was our plan lifting off at Cam Ron Bay.


Cam Ranh was one of the more benevolent places to loiter over that way. Still, the difference was splitting hairs. Welcome home!


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012159 07/01/20
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I was in basic training in 1981 and mist of my drill instructors were Vietnam Nam solders.
Some had horrific battles they had survived and some with terrible wounds they received.
One wss at hamburger hill and related about the back and forth battle. Hit with grenade shrapnel twice and 3 bullet sounds and finally bayoneted by the enemy. Barely survived. He was tough as John Wayne toilet paper.

Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012170 07/01/20
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Welcome back.

Stay awhile.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012174 07/01/20
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I left from Cam Rahn in June of '69.

A happy time for a few hours until arriving back in the US, hippy college pukes in SF airport running around spitting on us, screaming "baby killers", etc.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012180 07/01/20
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Job well done, Welcome home.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012202 07/01/20
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Thank you for honoring your country and family with your service. I try to live my life worthy of our veterans service and sacrifice.

Last edited by louiethedrifter; 07/01/20.

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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012241 07/01/20
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I was there all of '71. Arrived at Cam Rahn, but left from Saigon because Cam Rahn was being shut down by then. The flight in was dead silent all the way - half from apprehension and half from the agony of 16 hours in an overstuffed cabin and tiny seats. The ride out was silent - until gear up, and then the cheers erupted. The cabin crew said it happened that way EVERY time. Funny, the seats were not so bad this direction. I am not the least bit surprised.

Ditto to the lice-ridden, stinking hippie reception. One little [bleep] threw what smelled like a turd at me. I told him that I had just spent a year killing little [bleep] - and one more wouldn't bother me at all.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012251 07/01/20
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Thank you Sir for your service.


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012258 07/01/20
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Many thanks to all who have or are serving!

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One of the happiest days of my life!

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Thank you.


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Thank you all that have served . Your pain is what made us safe.....


If it ain't broke don't fix it!!!!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by fuzzytail
Thank you all that have served . Your pain is what made us safe.....


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Re: 51 years ago I left Viet Nam [Re: gahuntertom] #15012437 07/01/20
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ThanK you and welcome home.


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