Vietnam War veteran relives experience


Daphne Yu

Once every year on Nov. 11, the United States of America takes a day to honor the soldiers who fought in wars around the world. The Vietnam War, the longest war the United States participated in throughout the last century, was a highly controversial one. Garfield Ladd, a patient at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital, joined the army in the summer of 1967 and was overseas for a little more than a year. He shares his story and experience of war.
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By Daphne Yu
Do you know someone who is a veteran? If you could honor him or her, how would you?