The VVA Veteran® Online

May/June 2013

Tur, Fangs, & Feathe


HERB WORTHINGTON, ©Michael KeatingFor most of the young American men and women serving in Vietnam, it was often a lonesome experience. They were homesick. Days were filled with long hours of tedium or the terror of combat. Tight friendships offered a great deal of relief. Many also turned to pets.

Vietnam was crawlixxas so adorable and full of love,” Esposito said. “I cannot help but smile when I think of his playfulness. So many memories of that time in country come and go. Here, about forty-seven years later, that pup is still fresh in my mind.”

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