From 'Rocket Boy' to Vietnam
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Homer Hickam, for Soldiers magazine
Then-1st Lt. Homer Hickam poses in his camp at Banmethuot, Vietnam, in August 1968. The mud, he remembered, was a constant problem and became a breeding ground for dysentery and malaria. Hickam earned a Bronze Star for his actions during an engagement in this large southern city.
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