By Charles E. "Chuck" Ferguson
The writer has informed part of his tale to be able to aid others comprehend what one man’s battle used to be like and, within the strategy, makes an attempt to percentage classes realized for the good thing about present and destiny army leaders.
The tale starts with the adventure to Southeast Asia. From arrival within the nation until eventually eventual project as an armored cavalry platoon chief in Cambodia with the 11th Armored Cavalry “Blackhorse” Regiment, the writer information his own stories and observations of the rustic, the folks, and the workings of the army in a strive against zone.
Through concerning a number of reviews, the writer paints an image of the numerous facets of strive against management. In lieu of offering a “blood and guts” motion tale, even though there has been good enough of that, the tale unearths a few of the demanding situations, joys, and sorrows persisted via a strive against chief and people valiant infantrymen with whom he served.
Eventual reassignment as Headquarters Troop govt Officer unearths one other a part of the story.
Upon the “stand down,” deactivation of the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, the motion follows the Lieutenant’s reassignment to the S-3 Air “Squadron Air Operations Officer” place alongside the Northern Demilitarized region. The activities there are considerably various from these as an armored cavalry platoon chief yet supply one other view of wrestle experiences.
The finish of the Lieutenant’s travel of accountability chronicles the lengthy journey domestic and the thrill of being reunited with friends and family. It additionally acknowledges the sorrow of leaving one’s brothers in fingers to proceed the fight.
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A Million Wars by Charles E. "Chuck" Ferguson