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Wouldn't change a thing

Steve Flauding reflects on tour in Vietnam and the details that still remain with him

 

November 6, 2019

Photo courtesy Steve Flauding

A newspaper clipping shows a young Steve Flauding.

"I went to Phu Cat for two weeks of training and that was kind of exciting because I did something really dumb. I was out at my end of the Qui Nhon and it was during the Tet Offensive and the bus was five hours out taking us to Phu Cat, whoever was going that direction. Being young and bulletproof, I stuck my thumb out and hitchhiked ... to Phu Cat."

Steve Flauding has lived in the Valley for 41 years. In that time he has worked a variety of jobs. He went from being a troubleshooter for Carbon County School District No. 1 to logging to serving as a deputy for the Carbon County Sheriff's Dep...



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