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Yesterday, we took a look at the tragic end to the promising young life of Bruce Eamick, an American infantryman during the Vietnam War. On August 6, 1969, just two days before his death at Fire Support Base Washington, Eamick wrote a short note home to his parents.  It would be his last. “…We’re working [...]

Even amid war, tragedy strikes us off guard.  All were shocked at the recent loss of 30 American military personnel, when their Chinook chopper went down over Afghanistan. They say time heals the pain.  But for family members, the loss of a loved one in war never really goes away. Infantryman Bruce Eamick served in [...]

Vietnam War infantryman, Bruce Eamick, served with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 22nd Infantry, 25th Infantry Division.  His group worked the volatile Central Highland jungles near the Cambodian border. “We’ve been pretty busy lately,” Eamick wrote to his mother on July 13, 1969. “For the last week we’ve been building a platoon size patrol base and [...]

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