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Dear Grandson: Encountering War Protesters at Home

Dear Grandson: Encountering War Protesters at Home

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes what it was like when he was confronted by war protesters back at home.

Dear Grandson: Time Spent at 5th Medical Battalion

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes about returning stateside from Nam and his time spent at 5th Medical Battalion awaiting his next duty station.

Dear Grandson: Leaving Nam and Returning Home

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding writes about leaving Nam, the ship ride home, and a couple stops along the way.

Dear Grandson: Volunteering for Vietnam

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues describing his experiences at Bethesda Naval Hospital and volunteering for duty in Vietnam.

Dear Grandson: Bethesda Naval Hospital

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes his continuing experience as a Navy Corpsman, what he did at Bethesda Naval Hospital, and meeting President LBJ.

Dear Grandson: FMSS Training at Camp Lejeune

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding describes his FMSS (Field Medical Service School) Training at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Dear Grandson: Hospital Corps School

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding has finished with boot camp and shares his experience at Hospital Corps School. 

Dear Grandson: Boot Camp, Part III

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues the story about joining the Navy, his experience at boot camp, and learning what job he’s been assigned. 

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