PRLog - March 21, 2014 - HOLMDEL, N.J. -- On Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 1:00-2:30 p.m. the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF) will host “Memories of a Combat Medic in Vietnam,” an afternoon with Vietnam Veteran and author, Jack "Doc" Manick at the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center located at 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel, NJ (Garden State Parkway Exit 116 on the grounds of the PNC Bank Arts Center). Manick will share his experiences as an Army Combat Medic in Vietnam in 1969 and read excerpts from his recent books “Incoming”
Jack "Doc" Manick late 1969 sitting on Med Bunker sandbagged
Event admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and students, and free for veterans and active military personnel. To learn more about the event call (732) 335-0033 x 104 or visit www.njvvmf.org.
“Many wounded survived during the Vietnam War thanks to critical advances in medical procedures performed on the battlefield,”
Jack “Doc” Manick of Colonia, NJ volunteered for military service in 1968. He served a Tour of Duty in Vietnam as a Combat Medic spending the remainder of his three-year obligation spread among Hospital and Infantry Duty in German and the U.S. His military service was with the 1st and 24th Infantry Divisions, the 70th Combat Engineers and U.S. Army Europe.
In his recent book, “Incoming…
About New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation
The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation offers a meaningful and engaging experience that recognizes the sacrifice, courage and valor of Vietnam Veterans and encourages and fosters a thorough understanding of the Vietnam Era including the political, historical, social, cultural and military aspects, which affected the United States, and especially New Jersey. To support the Foundation, visit our website – www.njvvmf.org