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Veteran's History Project: James L. McCaig


James L. McCaig

SGT, C Co, 3/39th Inf, 9th Infantry Division

Viet Nam



EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in The Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Sidney, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project.

James McCaig was a Sidney resident in 1966, a 20-year old kid, really, working on a construction crew. The "Greetings..." letter from the Selective Service System advised him that he was to report for a military physical. After the physical examination at Denver then some ap...

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