Larry Chambers spent fifteen months in Vietnam with the
101st Airborne as a LRP/Ranger. Among other awards and decorations,
Chambers earned two Bronze Stars for valor, a Purple Heart, two Air
Medals for valor, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Army
Commendation Medal, and the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry. He was with
L Co., 75th Infantry (Ranger)
and F Co., 58th (LRP), in Vietnam.
After returning home he earned a bachelor's degree and a master's degree form the University of Utah, and graduated as a member of the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. Chambers lives in Ojai, California.
"I made this book mandatory reading for my Rangers. . . . We went
from the worst platoon in the regiment to the best platoon in six
months. In training we'd get to the objective so fast they had to
hold us back."--US Army Master Sergeant H. "Max" Mullen Ret.
75th Ranger Regiment