Col. Andrew Finlayson, VVFH Founding Member In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, there were seven ongoing communist insurgencies in SE Asia – Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines all had active communist insurgencies. Three of those insurgencies were successful in 1975 (Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia). WhenContinue Reading

Paper presented by Col. Andrew R. Finlayson, USMC (Ret.)* “Amateurs talk about tactics; professionals talk about logistics.”                                                                                     An old military proverb  One day in the spring of 1985, fifteen years after I had left South Vietnam for the last time, I was having lunch with my faculty advisor atContinue Reading