South Korea, Winter 1966 – 1967 

D. E. Larsen, DVM The Korean winter was brutal to this farm boy from the Pacific Northwest. I was used to a little wet snow that would last a day or two. And freezing temperatures slipped below the twenty-degree mark on the thermometer only on rare occasions. Actually, my time in Korea was a pieceContinue reading “South Korea, Winter 1966 – 1967 “

My Christmases in the Army 

D. E. Larsen, DVM “Company D, Private Drake speaking, can I help you,” Bill answered the phone on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1965. Bill and I were pulling CQ (charge of quarters) duty for Company D, a duty company for troops waiting for school at Fort Devens. We were a couple of lucky ones;Continue reading “My Christmases in the Army “

Dumb and Dumber

D. E. Larsen, DVM By the summer of nineteen sixty-seven, I had been elevated to Quality Control NCO in our maintenance shop for the 177th USASA Operations Company located at Camp Humphreys, South Korea. The year I was there is often called the second Korean War. We were besieged by many infiltrators from North KoreaContinue reading “Dumb and Dumber”