Joseph J Kukal Sr (Cpl)

Rank:

Cpl

MOS:

Year(s) in Nam:

68

Unit:

Delta 1/5

Contact Info Available?:

No

Status:

Status Unknown

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Tell me about the time you found out you're going to Vietnam up to the time you left for Vietnam.

. Just got through with ITR Machine guns and the
27 Marines were sent to Nam
So they sent me and all the other Grads with them That was Feb 68 During tet

Tell me something about your time in Vietnam.

I lived in Hell for one
year and 28 days. But I met a lot of life time
brothers Some that came and a lot that didn't

Tell me about your first few days back in the USA

It was great round
eyed girls and Minnie skirts

Tell me about you today, and how Vietnam has influenced what you do and how you live today..

About the first 3 years after I got back I went a
little crazy fighting drinking until I put Nam
out of my mind until about 3 years When a School teacher friend started
asking me question about Nam.
He said he was teaching about in school but all he had to go by was what was
written and that wasn't good enough
for him. I did and that's the way he taught it. He died in a motorcycle
acc. 2 years ago. thanks to him I can
talk about it again. His name was Dave Ross Best teacher I ever knew.

 

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