In September 1968, William “Bill” McCormick boarded a Flying Tigers Airlines plane at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, headed for the 174th Ord. Det. in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam.
But before his twelve-month tour of duty overseas, Bill spent the previous months Stateside, having volunteered for service in the Army in October of 1967.
Here then, are Bill’s “fondest” memories from basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington, through his time in AIT at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and the 227th Ord. Det. (AR).
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