Posts by R.A. Jones

Wranglers and Dudes

This happened on a dude ranch near Jackson, Wyoming.

The Man-Eating Tree

Our Special Forces detachment in Germany sent two teams of free fall military parachutists to teach that skill to the Jordanian Army. I was with them.

Moon Ship West of Ca Mau

"On one black night, ten of us lay in ambush on the fringe of a huge mangrove swamp."

Hazardous Duty Pay

"For paratroopers, hazard pay meant an extra $50 for enlisted and $100 for officers."

A USO Show Comes to Town

The U.S. divisional headquarters advisory detachment south of the Mekong had set up shop in the departed Bank of Indochina.