Colonel Bob Fischer is a 1955 Naval Academy graduate who commanded units from platoons to battalion. From 1961 to 1963 he studied four Asian insurgencies and obtained the Malaya Jungle School syllabus to use at the Counter-guerrilla Warfare Center he established at Camp Lejeune, NC in 1965. This is his personal account of his struggle and success that led to the training of 20,000 Marines, SeaBee Battalions, Navy Seal and Army Special Forces teams. From 1966 to 1968 he was a Vietnamese Marine advisor. Now retired in Arvada, CO, he serves as a military advocate, devoting his time to the Rocky Mountain Hyperbaric Clinic in Louisville, CO, where wounded warriors suffering from TBI and PTSD are treated and healed.
Generations discuss the Memorial: Jim Blane, Iwo Jima veteran and Brian Ivers, Iraq/Afghanistan veteran.