Every single soldier in the ‘field’ knew that if we left on a Medevac we were about to be delivered into the hands of the smartest most caring people in the world, and if we didn’t make it, it wasn’t for a lack of unselfish effort.

Here’s a short 7-minute video tribute to all those who served in the hospitals, aid stations, in the field, and on Dustoff crews. We were young and didn’t know that you were trying to keep names off the wall. I remember!


If you want to read more about those who served in the medical field during their Vietnam tours, consider the following stories published earlier on this website:

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Vietnam Dustoff: https://cherrieswriter.com/2020/10/18/vietnam-dustoff/

Dead men flying – The Dustoff Pilots of Vietnam: https://cherrieswriter.com/2016/02/23/dead-men-flying-heroic-as-hell-the-dustoff-pilots-of-the-vietnam-war-image-heavy/

A Veterans story: https://cherrieswriter.com/2020/03/22/a-veterans-story-one-vietnam-nurse-mending-and-remembering/

Medics and Corpsmen in Vietnam: https://cherrieswriter.com/2020/03/15/medics-and-corpsmen-in-vietnam/

I knew you’d come: https://cherrieswriter.com/2019/11/24/i-knew-youd-come-guest-post/

A day in the life of a Dustoff Pilot: https://cherrieswriter.com/2018/12/10/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-dust-off-pilot-guest-post/

Angels of War – A Vietnam Nurse: https://cherrieswriter.com/2018/11/26/angels-of-war-a-vietnam-nurse/

A special breed of soldier: https://cherrieswriter.com/2016/10/25/a-special-breed-of-soldier/

Nurses during the Vietnam War: https://cherrieswriter.com/2016/09/20/nurses-during-the-vietnam-war/


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