Vietnam Vets visit 'BRO' Warriors

By Amanda Kim Stairrett, 1st Inf. Div. Public AffairsDecember 20, 2011

Chuck Lear, a Marine who served in the Vietnam War, shakes the hand of a Fort Riley Soldier and offers his thanks for his service. Lear was one of several Vietnam Veterans of America, Heart of America Chapter 317, members who toured the Warrior Transition Battalion's Soldier and Family Assistance Center and barracks on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chuck Lear, a Marine who served in the Vietnam War, shakes the hand of a Fort Riley Soldier and offers his thanks for his service. Lear was one of several Vietnam Veterans of America, Heart of America Chapter 317, members who toured the Warrior Transition Battalion's Soldier and Family Assistance Center and barracks on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011. (Photo Credit: Amanda Kim Stairrett, 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chuck Lear and George Biswell talk to Pvt. Jacob Nemeth and Pfc. Jeffrey Reamy on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, in a Warrior Transition Battalion barracks after taking a tour of the facility. Lear and Biswell are members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Heart of America Chapter 317, which is based out of Kansas City.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chuck Lear and George Biswell talk to Pvt. Jacob Nemeth and Pfc. Jeffrey Reamy on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, in a Warrior Transition Battalion barracks after taking a tour of the facility. Lear and Biswell are members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Heart of America Chapter 317, which is based out of Kansas City. (Photo Credit: Amanda Kim Stairrett, 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Randy Barnett and Tommy Ponds unload boxes of fruit in a Fort Riley dining facility that hosts the USO's weekly No Dough Dinners. The two are members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Heart of America Chapter 317. The chapter is a No Dough sponsor and its members were on post Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, to tour Warrior Transition Battalion facilities and help prepare and serve dinner at the dining facility.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Randy Barnett and Tommy Ponds unload boxes of fruit in a Fort Riley dining facility that hosts the USO's weekly No Dough Dinners. The two are members of Vietnam Veterans of America, Heart of America Chapter 317. The chapter is a No Dough sponsor and its members were on post Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, to tour Warrior Transition Battalion facilities and help prepare and serve dinner at the dining facility. (Photo Credit: Amanda Kim Stairrett, 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thaerius Berry and Robert Jarvis cut slices of apple pie Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, that will be served at that day's USO No Dough Dinner. Berry served in the Vietnam War and Jarvis served in World War II.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thaerius Berry and Robert Jarvis cut slices of apple pie Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, that will be served at that day's USO No Dough Dinner. Berry served in the Vietnam War and Jarvis served in World War II. (Photo Credit: Amanda Kim Stairrett, 1st Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL