Hansen: Haunted by a too-late ending to U.S. involvement in Vietnam
Air Force Capt. Adam West of Council Bluffs commanded bombing runs as a forward air controller in Vietnam.
Posted: Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:00 am
Air Force Capt. Adam West spotted the convoy near the invisible line that split North and South Vietnam, just as he'd spotted countless Viet Cong convoys shuttling a seemingly endless supply of weapons in a war that felt like it would never end.
Business as usual, the Council Bluffs native thought as he called in the airstrike.
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Sunday, January 27, 2013 12:00 am.