I was an infantry medic with the First Cavalry in Vietnam and Cambodia in 1970.
I was born in 1968 when life was totally influenced by the terrible war. My parents were both doctors in the hospital. They said everything seemed to be very difficult at that time. They had to mange how to take care of their children and also their work in the hospital.
Pat Nuku served with Whiskey Company in Vietnam, 1967-1968. The following poem is about the discrepancy surrounding the titles of the first New Zealand infantry companies deployed to Vietnam.