A different war--Naval Seabee recalls his three tours in Vietnam building schools, wells and roads
U.S. Navy Commander (Ret.) Ken Vogel recalls his three tours of duty in Vietnam as a leader of a Seabee construction battalion. A component of the war in Vietnam that rarely made the evening news was the de-pacification program, sometime referred to as winning hearts and minds.
Vogel’s fondest memory of his time in Vietnam evolves around building a schoolhouse. Join Vogel as he revisits his journey from Naval Base Ventura County—Point Mugu/Port Hueneme to Vietnam and back.
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