The January 20, 2011, episode of American Heroes Radio features a conversation with Sergeant Clyde Hoch, United States Marine Corps, is the author of Tracks: Memoirs of a Vietnam Veteran.
Program Date: January 20, 2011
Program Time: 1500 hours, PACIFIC
Topic: Tracks: Memoirs of a Vietnam Veteran
About the Guest
Sergeant Clyde Hoch, United States Marine Corps, is the author of Tracks: Memoirs of a Vietnam Veteran. According to Sergeant Hoch, “I served in the USMC from 1965 to 1969. I have just completed a book about my experience. I tell what it was like to have my tank and crew abandoned on the battlefield. I tell what it was like to work with the Korean Marines in Vietnam. I tell what it was like to be in a tank the struck a large land mine. My book starts with high school through boot camp to coming home to an unfriendly situation. It also has short stories from other people I served with in Vietnam."
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The Watering Hole is police slang for a location cops go off-duty to blow off steam and talk about work and life. Sometimes funny; sometimes serious; but, always interesting.
About the Host
Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster was a sworn member of the Los Angeles Police Department for 24 years. He retired in 2003 at the rank of Lieutenant. He holds a bachelor’s from the Union Institute and University in Criminal Justice Management and a Master’s Degree in Public Financial Management from California State University, Fullerton; and, has completed his doctoral course work. Raymond E. Foster has been a part-time lecturer at California State University, Fullerton and Fresno; and is currently a Criminal Justice Department chair, faculty advisor and lecturer with the Union Institute and University. He has experience teaching upper division courses in law enforcement, public policy, law enforcement technology and leadership. Raymond is an experienced author who has published numerous articles in a wide range of venues including magazines such as Government Technology, Mobile Government, Airborne Law Enforcement Magazine, and Police One. He has appeared on the History Channel and radio programs in the United States and Europe as subject matter expert in technological applications in law enforcement.
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Lieutenant Raymond E. Foster, LAPD (ret.), MPA