Local veteran remembers time in Vietnam War
November 15, 2018
It was clear to Sam Bunge that he was going to Vietnam after he graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1967. He participated in the university's Reserve Officer Training Corps in preparation because he didn't want to join the United States Army as a private.
"I wanted to have a little bit of control of what happened," said Bunge.
His first year in the army was spent training. He completed his basic training in Fort Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania. Since he was entering the army as a commissioned office because of his ROTC training, Bunge went on to infantry school at Fort Benn...