My feelings and perceptions as a young man prior to my entry into the military and during my time in Vietnam. Memories of what it was like to train for and then go to war as an everyday soldier. The things that happened then contributed to my being the person I am today.
Author Edward A. Marcin was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts. The oldest of six children and a 1965 graduate of Lynn Trade high School, who served 20 years in the United States Army. The first three years as a clerk, equipment operator and armorer with the Signal Corps (1965-1968), and seventeen years as an engineer equipment mechanic, maintenance supervisor, and engineer maintenance technician with the Engineer Corps (1969-1986), at various installations within the U.S., Europe, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Write to the author at- email@example.com