Archive for August 2022
By Water Beneath the Walls. Then, this week in our feature episode of the month outspoken former U.S. Marine Stuart Scheller stopped by to discuss his new book, Crisis in Command: How We Lost Trust and Confidence in America's Generals and Politicians. Stuart's episode will is also a video podcast on our Youtube Channel. September 17th, 30-year 82nd Airborne veteran Colonel Richard Hooker will be here to discuss his book, The Good Captain. And later this month Saul David will be here to discuss 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and his book, Devil Dogs. All right here on Point of the Spear.
Plus we've just released a new military history documentary on Tubi, Weather and Warfare. It is the free streaming app owned by Fox. Below is the trailer. Watch now on Tubi now at the this link. https://tubitv.com/movies/680635/weather-and-warfare-millennia-to-modern-time
Learn more and help support Vietnam War Naval history with a tax-deductible contribution to the film through the Naval Helicopter Association Historical Society at the links at the end of the video.
More About HC-7:
Despite the turbulent times in the 1960s in a changing America, what held true then remains so today, the steadfast courage of the American serviceman. The combat ethos "leave no warrior behind" was operational doctrine for one mission-focused squadron, Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Seven. In the history of the U.S. Navy, HC-7 was the only active-duty combat search and rescue squadron ever to exist. And became one of the most highly decorated naval squadrons in Vietnam.