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The toxic turkey that threatened our family

The toxic turkey that threatened our family

The home filled with an acrid and nauseating odor. I asked my father why it was so smoky. He looked like Robert Duvall walking around a bombed out landscape in Vietnam relishing the smell of turkey in the morning.

December 2, 2018 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

The toxic turkey that threatened our family

The toxic turkey that threatened our family

The home filled with an acrid and nauseating odor. I asked my father why it was so smoky. He looked like Robert Duvall walking around a bombed out landscape in Vietnam relishing the smell of turkey in the morning.

November 28, 2018 | Posted in z | Read More »

Time out – waiting for election

Time out – waiting for election

Politicians have learned , at their peril, that they must protect every citizen’s right to vote.

March 4, 2018 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

More on Hue’ Continued

More on Hue’ Continued

The Vietnam I (Bowden) visited in 2015 and 2016 is an exciting, thriving nation, full of industry and promise.

August 3, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Back to the Past

Back to the Past

Every sailor, marine, and civilian that I encountered in Vietnam gave the full measure of devotion.

August 1, 2017 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Tough homecoming

Tough homecoming

Recently I was flying home through two airports, both in the South. As I waited for our flight I heard something I thought fine in the departure area next to ours. The gate agent called that flight; she then announced that uniformed military personnel would be asked to board first. The good folks waiting for that flight broke into loud applause as several young troopers went on board. Wow, I thought. Good for us. This is a stark difference from our welcomes home from Vietnam some years ago.

January 12, 2012 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »