Category Archives: Veteran Testimony

I’m a Vietnam vet. Sometimes I reminisce.


As explanations go, that raises more questions than it answers.

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Veterans Day

Like most vets, I consider November 11 to be uniquely my holiday.  Blessings to all….

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(mis)Measures: a Vietnam story

Truth told, neither the CWO nor my TC cared a lot about the errors, except they looked bad in our reports. Both superiors knew I’d made one error and repeated it fourteen times (the double-count was a reporting artifact). They also knew that it would show as 28 errors on the computerized reports, and (near as any of us could tell) those reports were the main method Saigon used to evaluate CommCenter operations. They issued performance rankings based on those counts….

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