USAF 1956-64. SAC, AFCS;
2 TDY 'Nam, '61/'62, ground-based Forward Air Controller, calling in air strikes on quesionable supply trains. Air Force, reporting to a Navy Lieutenant, who reported to an Army full colonel. Go figure!
"We have no combat troops in VietNam"; President John F. Kennedy, ca. 1961.
"Then what the hell are we doin' here?"; several combat troops in VietNam.