War

Early History of US Army Advisers and MAAG Mission in Vietnam, 1959-1963

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills Seems you can’t turn your head without finding our friend SGM Fred Barnes in the middle of history. Last year we introduced Fred as an E-3 trooper whose unit was brought into to witness (as guinea pigs) the first and only firing of the Army’s famous atomic cannon in [Read More]

Heroes

A Chronicle of an Army Personnel Fixer

Veterans’ Tales by Vassar Bushmills They’ve often claimed that Economics is the dreariest science, but for men in uniform you’d have to go some to match the drudgery of pouring over miles and miles of pages and pages of personnel files and the rules and regs that define them. In the [Read More]