Originally Posted by Chiefs Rool
Veterans day is kinda a sad day for me. My dad was a Vietnam vet, died many years later. But I think Vietnam kinda slowly killed him, he wouldn't ever talk about it, but the few times he would you just knew that he went through some shit. He received a Silver Star and a Purple Heart and I have no idea why. All I know is that he flew helicopters. I asked him once when I was a kid if he ever killed anybody over there and he just said "I dunno"
Your dad was a hero. Silver Star's aren't given to just anyone. He got that Purple Heart for shedding blood in combat. Be proud of your dad, he was a good person.