Here is my Dad, he served in Vietnam. As a kid growing up there was never any real mention of him serving. He kept it to himself. As my sister and I got older my mom would occasionally pull out the projector and the old slides and we would only see the beautiful pictures of Vietnam like the tropical landscapes, the beautiful Buddhas, sacred places of worship and the people who served with him along with some of the Vietnamese people he had befriended. We, of course, would only hear the happy stories.