The following are excerpts from several chapters in Vietnam to Western Airlines. Every chapters offers a unique and sincere first-hand account of their Vietnam experience, written by patriots who faithful served our nation.
In these, you will read everything from heart pounding, edge of the seat combat, to the human interest, and even comic events that always happen in war.
Through it all, there is an underlying theme: these were young men in their 20s, thrust into situations of incredible excitement and danger; given an awesome amount of responsibility, who responded with performances that defy any measure you could come up with to evaluate them. These same men then returned to an unappreciative and often hostile home front.
It all makes an annual flight simulator evaluation or an FAA check-ride seem pretty ho-hum.
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