The Maino Project: Veteran Returns to Vietnam
Photo: Video by nbc26.com
Homeward bound...it was one of the most popular songs on the radio for American troops while serving in Vietnam, which makes it that much more ironic for one local vet who never thought he would be making a return trip.
At 19 years old, Jim Umentum literally drafted off the farm and shipped to Vietnam. In 1968 that meant one thing, find a way to survive for one year.
Click on the pictures above to see Jim's return Vietnam.