John Shields


Drafted into the military and reporting to Fort Dix, John Shields was assigned to infantry and "had a good idea" he would be heading to Vietnam. He was correct. Learn about his experience.

Bill Rodebaugh


Fresh out of Allentown Central Catholic High School, Bill Rodebaugh enlisted in the United States Air Force in the fall of 1970. He breezed through basic training and went to Da Nang, Vietnam, where he worked on fueling planes. Bill talks about the people he met and his memories from the experience.  More of Bill's pictures: