My Words (mostly)

 

Introduction

Poems

Passing On
The wisdom of others: Desiderata and 'If'

Memoirs

Why I Don’t Own a Gun
The Day My Dad Became My Hero
Ace & Uncle Frank
Lew Williams
Billy Hicks
Outcomes: Good and Bad
Charlie Lee
“Now You Know”
One Unanswered Question
The Unquestioned Order
The Day I Left Vietnam
Sergeant Oliver
Goody

Wild Cards

Aphorisms
Our Family History
My Resume
Why Do I Volunteer?
My Eulogy

Appendix 1: Map of Vietnam
Appendix 2: Military Rank and Units (Partial)