I think he was in kinda early. He's thrown a shitton of info at us over the past four days and I'm still trying to parse it, but I think he said something about being with MAAG around '64 which would have made him an "adviser." He saw ground combat though, so I'm just not sure.<quoted text>
That'sme, my generation. I was born in 50 and was in college 67-71. Friends' older brothers were advisors in Nam as early as 1964 to my personal recollection.The embassy was evacuated in 75(?).
The music and the smell of weed and incense will give a flashback to a helluva a lot of us who never left the country.
Right now though it doesn't really matter. All I need to do is answer the question "why did we go to Vietnam" to his satisfaction. As long as I do that, I get my A and that's really all that matters. I needed a (just one) US History credit (how I missed this I do not know) so I took the class. <shrug>