Category Archives: Movies/Documentary

Commentary on The Vietnam War by Ken Burns & Lynn Novick

Many of us watched the series and there are as many opinions as there are Vietnam veterans. But the commentary below I found of interest. Feel free to comment via the link at the bottom of this post. – Bear … Continue reading

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Sacred Soil Dedication Ceremony

Video submitted by our Spur President, John “Waldo” Pepper from The National Infantry Museum. “On March 19, 2009, sacred soil from nine battlegrounds was sprinkled on the parade field at the National Infantry Museum by veterans of those battles or their … Continue reading

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WWII: Rare Color Film of Aircraft Carriers in the Pacific

Submitted by Spur Scout, Paul Clergy:

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John Dostal Presents – Silver Spur Video

In Remembrance of fellow Silver Spurs Ron & Jim Dostal, who perished years after their service to our nation during the Vietnam war. Here is to the Dostal brothers, American patriots! – Bear     Since putting together John’s video, … Continue reading

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Linebacker II

Brought to my attention by Spur 16, Bill Reynolds, a very important part of our war:

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Ride With The Silver Spurs

July 1, 2016: I put this together today for my fellow Silver Spurs and their families. – Roger “Bear” Young

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Stormin’ Norman address to West Point 1991

Brought to my attention by John “Waldo” Pepper, GEN Schwartkopf’s speech to the Corps upon his return to West Point after the end of Desert Storm. He speaks of competence & character in leadership positions & duty, honor & country. … Continue reading

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Soaring Valor (Short Movie)

Brought to my attention by fellow Spur, Bob Scurzi:

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Meet the One Pilot in the World with 10,000 Flight Hours in Boeing AH-64 Apaches

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A Tribute to Vietnam Veterans

Submitted by fellow Spur, Clayton Marsh:  

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Vietnam War: Aero-rifle 3/17th Air Cav Captures Vietcong Khe Sanh Area 1970

Some great footage sent to me by Chris Jensen, who was a photographer with the 221st Signal Company. I believe this was footage of C-Troop, Mr. Jensen states:  I was a motion-picture photographer with the 221st Signal Comapny. In August … Continue reading

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Reflections of Vietnam

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Mansions of The Lord

Brought to my attention by Scout Dog Handler Bob Himrod who served with our early Rifle Platoon:

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2016 Silver Spur Reunion Slideshow

Inspired by Silver Spur 3, Chuck Oualline, a Spur slideshow leading up to the 2016 Silver Spur Reunion in Branson, Missouri in April 2016. These pictures take you from the Troop loading on the USNS Walker in October 1967, to the … Continue reading

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Modern Day Silver Spurs Video

Found this the other day, produced by our present day Silver Spurs. Honored they used some of our graphics:

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