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SC Vietnam Veteran Discusses Time Served as OH-6A Pilot

October 23, 2017 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon

Lietuenant Colonel Frank Walker was born in Rock Hill, S.C. He reported to his assignment in the Republic of South Vietnam as an OH-6A Scout Pilot in November 1971.

Walker talks about the first time he flew in Vietnam, and shares a humbling story about the courage of his crew members. In regard to his retirement, he says, "I  didn’t worry about what was in the past.  I worried about what was coming up.  And I guess I can say I made lemonade out of my lemons."

The Vietnam War, a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, premiered on September 17 on South Carolina ETV. Click here to view more stories.

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