Kenneth Allen Meyer and I grew up together from 1958 ….

Kenneth Allen Meyer and I grew up together from 1958 until our graduation from  Tennyson High School, the Class of 1968. Friend I knew from 3rd grade to high school graduation.   This was during a time when you would see the same classmates year and after year, until middle school. When we entered high school, friendships had changed as we grew apart, yet we knew each other.

Kenny Meyer

Ken Meyer, Glassbrook Elementary School, October 1958.

Kenneth or “Ken” as we knew him would enter the military and I never saw him again after June, 1968. He can be found at TennysonHigh1967.com , scroll to Class of 1968, look for his name and you’ll see the American Flag icon. Click on his name and you’ll what one of his class mates had to say about Basic Training, U.S. Army.
It was years later that I learned he died in combat and by oversight, no one from Hayward bothered to tell me of his death. More…

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About pleiku1970

My service at Pleiku, 1970 is significient because of the Cambodian Incursion. Close proximity to exit routes from the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the "Tri-Border area of Laos,Cambodia and Vietnam. This Air Force assignment was different than most, because of the isolation.
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