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Remembering Vietnam, 50 Years Later: One Dentist’s Story

by Fred Quarnstrom, D.D.S.

It is Veterans Day again and is the 50th anniversary year of my time in Vietnam.

I joined the Naval Reserves while in dental school in 1960. I would have a job the day I graduated. I could use the officer’s club where drinks were a quarter and it was an impressive place to take a date. The Navy did not pay any tuition, books or expenses, nor was there any monthly pay. There were no monthly meetings. There was no war in Vietnam.  Continue reading Remembering Vietnam, 50 Years Later: One Dentist’s Story