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by Delta75
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Vietnam Open Forum
Topic: Richard Dorn
Replies: 0
Views: 156

Richard Dorn

I will be leaving for the Saigon airport in a few minutes to pick up (Lt) Richard Dorn who will be visiting our old AO around Dong Tam/Vinh Kim for a few days. My wife's (Barbara) sons will be taking Richard and me around via their motorbikes. After our AO tour has been completed, before returning h...
by Delta75
Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Delta Company
Topic: Richard Dorn
Replies: 0
Views: 199

Richard Dorn

I will be leaving for the Saigon airport in a few minutes to pick up (Lt) Richard Dorn who will be visiting our old AO around Dong Tam/Vinh Kim for a few days. My wife's (Barbara) sons will be taking Richard and me around via their motorbikes. After our AO tour has been completed, before returning h...
by Delta75
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Memorial
Topic: Chuck Barr
Replies: 1
Views: 247

Re: Chuck Barr

Hello My Delta Brothers Chuck served with 3rd platoon in 68/69. Chuck and his wife Carolyn attended the 2015 6/31st reunion in Branson, MO as well as many of the 31st Regiment Association reunions. The 2005 Ft Benning, GA was the first large gathering of 6/31st men, and Chuck and Carolyn were there ...
by Delta75
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: 31st Regiment newsletter....
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: 31st Regiment newsletter....

The 31st Regiment Association website should be considered a total embarrassment to the organization. It is without a doubt the worse military organization website on the internet. They should consider removing it completely until it is at least functional.
by Delta75
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: 31st Regiment newsletter....
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: 31st Regiment newsletter....

My neighbor who is picking up my mail says that I just received a packet from Chuck...I assume the newsletter....strange since I too resigned from the Association some time ago. It does appear that they are actually doing some "recruiting", at least via the newsletter, in an attempt to get...
by Delta75
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Welcome and Announcements
Topic: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string
Replies: 15
Views: 3716

Re: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string

Fiction for sure!
by Delta75
Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Vietnam Open Forum
Topic: Vietnam - 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 539

Vietnam - 2018

Hello All.....my wife and I arrived in Vietnam last week for our yearly visit with her family in Vinh Kim. The weather is great! The last couple of months in Texas have been too darn cold for this old man. We will be here for 4 months....thankfully it will be warm when we return.

Take Care All
Jerry
by Delta75
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Health Issues from Vietnam
Topic: Knee Replacements
Replies: 0
Views: 451

Knee Replacements

Hello All......I just received this input from one of our Delta Brothers...Dean Langstaff Good day to you Jerry. I wanted to pass along information that concerns knee replacements and if one has a disability rating involving knees wounds. Some background info about my wound. I received a shrapnel wo...
by Delta75
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Delta Company
Topic: Phillip Tucker, 2nd platoon, Delta Company, 1969
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Phillip Tucker, 2nd platoon, Delta Company, 1969

Sadly I must report the passing of another Delta Brother. Lt Roger Duncan has informed me that Phillip Tucker, 2nd platoon, 1969 passed away 11 Nov 2017 from leukemia. Please remember his wife Gloria in your prayers. The link to Phillip's obituary follows: http://www.mccrearyfh.com/notices/Phillip-T...
by Delta75
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Memorial
Topic: Phillip Tucker, 2nd platoon, Delta Company, 1969
Replies: 0
Views: 359

Phillip Tucker, 2nd platoon, Delta Company, 1969

Sadly I must report the passing of another Delta Brother. Lt Roger Duncan has informed me that Phillip Tucker, 2nd platoon, 1969 passed away 11 Nov 2017 from leukemia. The link to his obituary follows:

http://www.mccrearyfh.com/notices/Phillip-Tucker
by Delta75
Sat Dec 23, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Delta Company
Topic: 1st time VA user - Need help.
Replies: 41
Views: 7143

Re: 1st time VA user - Need help.

Niner, we don't leave for Vietnam until Jan17; however, we are now preparing...buying all our required medications for 4 months, packing clothes, deciding what else to carry, carrying all my firearms to my neighbor for safe keeping in his huge safe, etc. Will drain the water lines and blow them out ...
by Delta75
Sat Dec 23, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Delta Company
Topic: 1st time VA user - Need help.
Replies: 41
Views: 7143

Re: 1st time VA user - Need help.

Merry Christmas Randy...glad to see that you are making excellent progress with the VA.

Jerry
by Delta75
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Welcome and Announcements
Topic: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string
Replies: 15
Views: 3716

Re: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string

I have sent the following email to all of the 500+ men on our 6/31st roster for whom we have an email address....several have already emailed the "publisher" with their concerns. Hello 6/31st (blindcopied), For those who remember the Urban Miyares "body bag" and "platoon wip...
by Delta75
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Welcome and Announcements
Topic: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string
Replies: 15
Views: 3716

Re: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string

If anyone does a Google search prior to purchasing Miyares' book, the chances that they will purchase the book should not be very great. Interesting...when you Google "Urban Miyares autobiography" look what you get....The "This Ain't Hell..." link follows the Goldminds Publishing...
by Delta75
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Welcome and Announcements
Topic: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string
Replies: 15
Views: 3716

Re: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string

Wow! After all these years and the best that Miyares can do is this "off the wall" publisher. Well deserved. LOL
by Delta75
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Welcome and Announcements
Topic: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string
Replies: 15
Views: 3716

Re: I moved the Who is Urban Miyares string

So how do we all plan to review this book without requiring that all of us purchase it....thus helping Miyares profit from our disgust with his lies? LOL I guess that one of us could purchase it and then summarize the Vietnam War tales for everyone else...then...each could submit their "review&...
by Delta75
Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Delta Company
Topic: 1st time VA user - Need help.
Replies: 41
Views: 7143

Re: 1st time VA user - Need help.

Randy...I hope that you were able to open the Word Document that I sent you, via email, several weeks ago, that contained Mac's documentation of the Jan 13, 1969 battle at Cai Nua. If you were not able to open it, please let me know and I will resend. This might help you with your story. Take Care M...
by Delta75
Sat Sep 30, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Vietnam Open Forum
Topic: Delta company made the Ken Burns epic
Replies: 3
Views: 977

Re: Delta company made the Ken Burns epic

We never had press with us.....I believe that this picture was taken when we were returning to Dong Tam in one of those landing craft boats that they used to drop us off,every now and then, along the canals. We had just been informed that the 9th was going to be pulled out and returned to the states...
by Delta75
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Punxsutawney Trump
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: Punxsutawney Trump

Well said Niner!
by Delta75
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Civil War Statues
Replies: 8
Views: 2082

Re: Civil War Statues

I saw an excellent suggestion that someone posted in response to a Yahoo news article related to Trump not wanting to see these "beautiful statues removed". The suggestion was that "Since Trump claims to be a billionaire, why doesn't he buy all of the statues and put them into a Confe...
by Delta75
Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Civil War Statues
Replies: 8
Views: 2082

Re: Civil War Statues

The white supremacists and the Neo-Nazis were just using the statue as an excuse for their protest. From their chants one could see that they could care less about Confederate statues. I assume that the statues might mean something to the KKK members who were there....but....they are in reality just...
by Delta75
Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: No wonder the defense budget is as large as it is
Replies: 4
Views: 1422

Re: No wonder the defense budget is as large as it is

Our proposed military budget is $660B....the defense budget of Russia and China "combined" is $300B. We just spent $13B on an aircraft carrier...this now gives us 11 carriers....Russia has 1, China has 1, Iran has 0, and North Korea has 0...so......why the heck did we need another "sl...
by Delta75
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:33 pm
Forum: Opening page image
Topic: Jerry White and Robert Stewart
Replies: 2
Views: 1084

Re: Jerry White and Robert Stewart

Some know and some don't know that Barry and I both graduated E-6 from NCOC, and, not only were we in NCOC at the same time...we were actually in the same company and the same platoon. He was on the first floor of the barracks and I was on the second. I was totally shocked when I was being introduce...
by Delta75
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Vietnam Open Forum
Topic: So where was this monument and the story of why
Replies: 6
Views: 1862

Re: So where was this monument and the story of why

Good question...I was there in June of 1969 but I don't remember it. If it is real, it was probably placed at Dong Tam...but...in my time in Vietnam, I never spent more than a hand full of days in Dong Tam.....spent most of my time from Feb - Sept at small fire-bases. Sept - Jan was spent with MACV ...

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