Vietnam Vet and Proud, Responding to Val Kilmer's Comments

by Ken Beck
(Salisbury, NC USA)

experience it or shut up

experience it or shut up

experience it or shut up

To Punk Actor Val Kilmer,


I am a Vietnam Veteran and very proud.

Yes, I made the football team, baseball team on a full-ride scholarship at a private university.

I gave up that free ride to be a Marine, with
anticipation of being sent to Vietnam.

I lost many friends and fellow Marines there.

My Dad didn't beat me, my Mother did, when I deserved it.

This little journey of mine was 1967, 1968, and 1969. I thank God every day, I made it home a far better person than I would have been, I am sure.

Truthfully, I think actors can not find another job - not all actors, but some.

Would you please send me an autographed photo, I want to put it next to Hanoi Jane's photo and do what I do daily to it. I take diuretics and I pee a whole lot, other friends do much more.

I think maybe you are a jealous punk wanna-be Val Kilmer, but don't have the balls to go for the real thing.

Good luck if you run for Gov. - that is the perfect job for you...




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Proud Sister of Veterans
by: Anonymous

As a proud sister of 2 brothers who served in Viet Nam and another brother who is a retired Lt. Cmdr from the Navy, I am very proud of my brothers and the sacrifices they made.

Incidentally, my one brother is a retired Colonel from the Army and 2 more brothers served in the Navy and Marines respectively.

Because of them, and many others like them, I am living in a free country.


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