Saturday, June 12, 2010

'We need to tell people' about Vietnam

As long as he lives, Hogan Bryan will remember the moment he landed in Saigon, Vietnam.
It was 1966 and he was a carefree, young Army lieutenant whose poor vision had killed his dream of flying a Huey. He was headed for the 339th Transportation Company but didn’t know what he’d really be doing.
“You get off that plane, and I’ll never forget the heat, the immense heat,” recalls Bryan, who is 67 now and enjoying retirement on Okaloosa Island with his wife, Linda. “It was buildings and trucks and tents and airplanes. It was phenomenal.”
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