Scout Dogs Saved This Marine’s Ass

I served as a squad leader with the second platoon of the Provisional Rifle Company, located at the Force Logistics Command just north of Da Nang near Red Beach. We were the perfect example of “Every Marine a Rifleman”.  Everyone in the second platoon as I recall, were from the Communications Company but FLC needed protection…

WAR DOGS of VIETNAM – Page 2

Vietnam …was to become the longest war ever fought by the American armed forces and certainly one of the U.S. most unpopular. For almost ten years, we sent our young men and women to serve, fight and died along side each other without the full support of a country, whose flag they served. Read More:

For injured veteran, war continues even at home

Chuck Rotenberry can talk about the virtues of others, both man and dog, at length. The Marines he served with during two deployments, Iraq in 2005 and Afghanistan in 2011. How young they were. How eager. “To see what these Marines go through … they were hungry for it every day. Each day, they wake…