Tag: Stars and Stripes

Remembering Vietnam and the ‘Five O’Clock Follies’

It was early 1972, and I had just been named information officer of the 3rd Brigade (Separate) of the First Cavalry Division in Bien Hoa, Vietnam. My predecessor had finished his tour and had returned to the U.S., so I found myself in charge of the information office as a first lieutenant, a job that

Trump’s War on Truth – Year 3 Patriotism – his last refuge

President Donald Trump says the whistle-blower whose complaint triggered impeachment hearings is treasonous. So is Adam Schiff, chair of the committee investigating the complaint. And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hates America because she is pushing ahead with impeachment. The president seems determined to prove Samuel Johnson’s adage that “patriotism is the last refuge of the