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Sun 8/9/2020

Glyn Haynie – When I Turned Nineteen

2021-01-10T18:20:15-07:00August 9th, 2020|

Glyn Haynie turned 19 years old one month after he set foot in Vietnam. Military service was in his family blood; a Haynie from every generation has served going back to the American Revolution.  Still, it was disconcerting that despite an Army policy against brothers serving together in combat, Glyn and his brother were shipped to Vietnam together. Literally on the same flight. Glyn Haynie has published seven books, three related to his experiences in Vietnam and the years that [...]

Sat 2/2/2019

Koh Tang Island/Mayaguez Incident – Alex Wright

2021-01-04T09:27:06-07:00February 2nd, 2019|

Koh Tang Island may have been Alex Wright’s ONLY combat time in the cockpit, but it was sufficient to leave a lasting impression. Also known as the “Mayaguez Incident”, the battle was the last “official” action of the war in Indochina. The names of the personnel who lost their lives are engraved on the last panel of the Vietnam War Memorial. BBG w/ Alex Wright On May 12, 1975 Cambodian Khmer Rouge forces boarded the US merchant ship [...]

Sat 11/3/2018

Catkiller 3-2 Birddogs Over Vietnam – Ray Caryl

2021-01-04T11:05:37-07:00November 3rd, 2018|

Catkiller was the call sign for the Army 220th Aviation Company over Vietnam.  They flew light, slow, single engine aircraft with virtually no armament.  Ray Caryl was one of them. The role of these Birddog pilots is described in his new book “Catkiller 3-2: An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in Vietnam”. Ray and his fellow “Birddog” pilots flew the O-1, a military version of the Cessna. Perhaps not very sexy but the O-1 has been called the deadliest [...]

Sun 5/27/2018

Michael Reagan – Never Forget

2021-01-11T07:33:51-07:00May 27th, 2018|

Michael Reagan has drawn more than 2,000 portraits of celebrities and other notable persons. But this world renowned artist made an open ended promise to President George W. Bush after the 9-11 attacks.  He has fulfilled that promise by providing free hand drawn portraits for Gold Star families through his Fallen Heroes Project. He joins us to share his thoughts on Memorial Day.  His mission is to never forget and never let anyone else forget as long as he has [...]

Sun 7/31/2016

Navy Veteran Roger Staubach

2021-01-16T18:43:58-07:00July 31st, 2016|

Roger Staubach is a football legend. You may know he coined the phrase “Hail Mary Pass”, but did you know that he is also a Navy Veteran? Staubach is the last member of the Naval Academy to have won the Heisman Trophy and the first player to win both the Heisman and Super Bowl most valuable player. Diagnosed as color blind, Staubach was prohibited from serving in many Navy line officer commands so he became logistics officer. At a time [...]

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