THE SHIFTING SANDS OF CAM RANH BAY R.V.N. 1965-1972
|Rating||:||4.40 (851 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||228 Pages|
"Needed a good editor" according to Blondie59. I respect the efforts of the author to provide a history of the base and hospital that she served at. And she did just that: this was more of a history of the base rather than a nursing memoir. I was disappointed because that's what I was looking for. The book really could have benefited from the services of a good editor. There was repeated content, missing and mispelled words, and the flow was choppy. Also, it did not function correctly in Kindle. It was hard to get into (consistently stuck on the intro page) and it would not go to the last plac. "some sad and others wonderful" according to Patrick Briggs. From summer of 1967, through TET and into the summer of 1968, I served as a corpsman in the Vietnamese ward at the 12th USAF Hospital. I also spent ,amy hours taking wounded GI to the flight line for their trip home. She writes well about life at the hospital. And while we never served together, this short book brought back a flood of memories, some sad and others wonderful. She tells the stories of her fellow nurses well, I only wish she talked more about the doctors and other ancillary staff that made that hospital run so well and built so many . "Brought back a lot of memories." according to David Dietz. If you were stationed a Cam Ranh Bay this book brings back vast memories. I could remember being in the many areas that she talked about. Very good reading, had a r\hard time lying it down.
Well, I informed her that I was stationed at the large Air Force Hospital at Cam Ranh Bay for one year. in 1993 to attend the dedication of the statue to honor the women veterans who served during the Viet Nam Era.When I went to the stage area, where the march down Constitution Avenue was to begin, I was told by one of the Army Nurses that only those who served one year in the country could march up front. They rapidly sent pictures and stories of their tour. – A True Story Of The U.S. It is with thanks to these ladies and all of their help that this story could be written.. Air Force Combat Nurses –I went to Washington, D.C. She told me that she wasn’t aware of that Air Force hospital.So, when I returned to my home, I decided to contact nurses that were stationed in Cam Ranh Bay before, during and after me