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by Delta75
Fri Dec 29, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Health Issues from Vietnam
Topic: Knee Replacements
Replies: 0
Views: 60

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: 49

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: 66

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: 2544

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: 2544

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: 13
Views: 1036

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: 13
Views: 1036

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: 13
Views: 1036

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: 13
Views: 1036

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: 2544

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: 424

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: 307

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: 880

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: 880

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: 675

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: 525

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: 919

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 ...
by Delta75
Wed May 31, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: 6/31st Stand Alone Reunion Project June 2015
Topic: Time does fly
Replies: 2
Views: 917

Re: Time does fly

Yep! That was a great reunion, even if it did almost kill both you and me. Boy! That was quite a task!.

Guess that will end up being my last reunion...unless someone else is crazy enough to put together another 6/31sr reunion. :)
by Delta75
Mon May 29, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Memorial
Topic: MEMORIAL DAY
Replies: 2
Views: 673

Re: MEMORIAL DAY

Yes...very well said.
by Delta75
Thu May 04, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Want a Lowe's discount?
Replies: 7
Views: 1146

Re: Want a Lowe's discount?

Where I live, both Home Depot and Lowe's "used" to have the same plan; however, about 2 years ago Home Depot changed. Old plan: If you simply had a VA card both gave you a 10% discount. Heck.....I was once given a 10% discount at Lowes when I was wearing an Army t-shirt...they asked if I h...
by Delta75
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Anybody still looking at this site?
Replies: 3
Views: 775

Re: Anybody still looking at this site?

Niner....I was beginning to worry about you in that you had not posted in quite a while. I was going to email you to make sure that you were ok. As you noted Vern and I check in frequently; however, it appears that you are correct.....our other men have moved on. I guess they have found all of their...
by Delta75
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Jerry White Explores 6/31st Locations
Topic: Jerry White's Vietnam Trip 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 663

Jerry White's Vietnam Trip 2017

Hello 6/31st! Well, tomorrow my wife and I will be returning to "the world" after 6 months in Vietnam visiting her family in her village of Vinh Kim (near Dong Tam). This year we spent almost 2 weeks touring up north, and for the first time, I saw several Vietnam Vet tour groups. It appear...
by Delta75
Wed Apr 12, 2017 3:41 am
Forum: Opening page image
Topic: The Branson group shots
Replies: 1
Views: 540

Re: The Branson group shots

Sadly it appears that the 2015 Branson Reunion will probably go down as the last Reunion to have had a truly large number of 6/31st Vietnam vets in attendance. I have a strong suspicion that the majority of the folks reported as attending the 2016 31st Regiment Association 100th Anniversary reunion ...
by Delta75
Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Jerry White - Vietnam 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 740

Re: Jerry White - Vietnam 2017

Back from the trip and had a great time! Ron....Tom Slining used an approach that worked great for him. He avoided the tourist agency approach and did everything on his own. First he simply scheduled his own flights (BTW: Barbara and I paid only $900 per person for round-trip tickets), and he reserv...

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