Tag Archives: Vietnam Footlocker

LZ CORK-JANUARY 18TH,1969–A DAY IN THE LIFE

From the Vietnam footlocker of life, we pull out a story of one who thankfully missed his opportunity to be immortalized on the Vietnam Wall. On that day, three would die and fifteen would suffer life-altering changes from their wounds. This is … Continue reading

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FOOTLOCKER–43 YEARS LATER

One of the Biggest Little Towns in Laos during the war. The extreme western terminus of the DMZ. The Plain des Jarres Golf and Country Club. Indian Country. 20 Alternate, LS-98, or simply LS-20 A on the map. Whatever you … Continue reading

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NEW WIDGET

Here’s a great addition to the widget bar above. Sent in by Tip of the Spear Bruce McCartney (4 tour combat medic 68-72). It will bring back that hot sticky air and pungent aroma of decaying vegetation. I think there’s … Continue reading

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FROM THE FOOTLOCKER–FLECHETTES

While picking up oats and a new saltlick the other day, I noticed Jerry (a Vietnam Vet) had what appeared to be a lapel pin made  out of small dart we knew as a flechette. When loaded into a 40mm … Continue reading

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