Mon. Nov. 30 7 p.m. Williston Park Library, 494 Willis Ave., Williston Park, NY Tues. Dec. 1 2 p.m. Long Beach Library, 111 W. Park Ave., Long Beach, NY Wed. Dec. 2 7:30 p.m. Massapequa Park VFW Post, 1012 Park Ave., Massapequa Park, NY Thurs. Dec. 3 7 p.m. East Williston Library, 2 Prospect St., East Williston, NY Thurs. Dec. 10 130 p.m. VFW Post 2718, 68 Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square, NY Mon. Dec. 14 1:30 p.m. Shelter Rock Library,…..
I suffered a torn right quadriceps tendon in a Sept. 29 fall and just recently have resumed driving, removed my brace and begun physical therapy. My wife Lynn and I took a break for vacation time in Steamboat Springs, Colo. Oct. 27-Nov. 4 and Captiva Island, Fla. Nov. 7-14. I began my Long Island book tour this week with appearances in East Meadow, South Huntington, Floral Park, Greenlawn, New Hyde Park and Rockville Centre. I spent time today trying to…..
Posted on vva.org Heroes to the End by Jim Smith Posted on November 13, 2015 Jim Smith wrote for the Stars and Stripes newspaper in Vietnam during his 1971-72 tour. His only difficulty was his bosses’ demand that he not denigrate American policies or practices. For one of his first articles, Smith exposed the incompetence and inadequacies of Bien Hoa’s First Team Combat Training Center. His editor told him to rewrite it or forget about it; otherwise, if the article…..